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Questions & Answers: The Next Generation of Atheists

I received this letter from a reader of my article “Ye of Brittle Faith” in this month’s issue of First Things: Letter to Larry Alex Taunton regarding “Ye of Brittle Faith” I read with interest the article by Larry Alex Taunton entitled “Ye of Brittle Faith” (February). Although I am a follower of Jesus Christ I … Read more

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The C.S. Lewis of Our Time Comes to Birmingham

Back in 2006, I went to Oxford University with the intention of convincing an Oxford scientist and Christian theologian to come to Birmingham, Alabama to participate in a debate on Intelligent Design at Samford University. Upon hearing him speak, I was, to say the least, a bit disappointed. Planning to go back to Alabama empty-handed, … Read more

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Richard Dawkins's Great Atheist Merger

This week brings big news for atheists: Richard Dawkins and his foundation are merging with the U.S.-based Center for Inquiry. Kimberly Winston of RNS gives the scoop: It’s like a royal wedding in the small world of atheist organizations. […] The new organization will retain the Center for Inquiry name, while giving a seat on … Read more