March Madness

March Madness to the Final Four: Clash of Civilizations Edition

If you are a sports fan then you know that we are in the midst of “March Madness,” that is, the NCAA men’s basketball tournament.  For the uninitiated, a committee picks 64 college teams, and over the course of a few weeks those teams play until the field is whittled down to the “Final Four.”  … Read more

John Lennox

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

deal with the devil

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