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Selling the faith of unbelievers

William West | 16 January 2014 | FEATURES |
tags: atheism, religion, science and faith
Richard Dawkins' new film, The Unbelievers, peddles an increasingly unlikely worldview.


Decline in belief in God masks rise in superstition

Denyse O'Leary | 02 January 2014 | FEATURES |
tags: atheism, religion, superstition
If people stop believing in God, they still have to believe in something.


What’s wrong with Richard Dawkins?

Richard Bastien | 05 November 2013 | FEATURES |
tags: atheism, Darwinism, evolution, Richard Dawkins
For starters, his arguments for Darwinism are not very scientific.


Dear Pope… Dear Professor…

Benedict XVI | 27 September 2013 | FEATURES |
tags: atheism, Benedict XVI, Piergiorgio Odifreddi, science and faith
Benedict XVI engages with Italy’s best-known atheist, asking why he overlooks freedom, love and evil.


Pope defends faith as road to truth

Carter Griffin | 07 July 2013 | FEATURES |
tags: atheism, Catholic Church, faith and reason, Pope Francis
The first encyclical of the new Pope -- Lumen Fidei, "The Light of Faith" -- is an outreach to non-believers and wavering Christians.


A clash of the Titans?

Michael Cook | 10 April 2012 | FEATURES |
tags: atheism, Christianity
A long anticipated debate between the Archpriest of Atheism and the Archbishop of Sydney was a damp squib.


Religion for Atheists

Francis Phillips | 02 April 2012 | FEATURES |
tags: atheism, religion
Agape restaurants and Centres for Self-Knowledge are among the innovative suggestions a British litterateur has for a post-deity world.


How do religious belief and practice affect Europeans’ happiness?

Juncal Cuñado and Alejo Jose G. Sison | 29 November 2011 | FEATURES |
tags: atheism, Europe, happiness, religion
Europe is often described as a godless wasteland. That's not what the statistics show.


Sauntering beyond good and evil

Michael Cook | 30 August 2011 | FEATURES |
tags: amoralism, atheism, morality
In a race to the bottom of ethics, an American philosopher may have got there first.


Does religion rot your intelligence?

Denyse O'Leary | 18 July 2011 | FEATURES |
tags: atheism, IQ, religion
We've been hearing a lot of from “new atheists” lately about the negative things religion does to the mind. Recently, some journals have produced scientific evidence. Or have they?


‘God In Action’

Sheila Liaugminas | 05 June 2011 | SHEILA REPORTS |
tags: atheism, Cardinal Francis George, Christian action, religion
That’s the title of a new book out by Francis Cardinal George. It’s also a recurring theme turning up in news and human interest stories, whether overtly or not…


The atheist and his art

Steven Jacks | 29 May 2011 | FEATURES |
tags: art, atheism, Tasmania
Hobart, the capital of the clean and green state of Tasmania, is an unlikely place for a temple of atheist art.


Does death end all?

Denyse O'Leary | 26 May 2011 | FEATURES |
tags: atheism, immortality, science
Some thoughts on Stephen Hawking’s recent declaration


Has science buried God?

William West | 05 May 2011 | FEATURES |
tags: atheism, religion, science
No, far from it, an Oxford professor insists.


Nothing could be better

Michael Kirke | 01 April 2011 | FEATURES |
tags: atheism
Christopher Hitchens, the archpriest of the New Atheism, is dying. What's next?


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