is an urgent theological issue today, claims Fisher Humphreys in his new booklet, Baptist Theology: A Really Short Version.
Perhaps it is not surprising, then, that Dawkins defends atheism
and its adherents against any charge of their doctrine being a source of immorality.
Two decades ago, Strobel embarked on a spiritual quest that led him from atheism
Critique: As candid and exceptional as it is informative and ultimately inspiring, "The Atheism
That Saved Me" is strongly recommended reading for all members of the Christian community regardless of their denominational affiliation, as well as all agnostics and atheists regardless of their philosophical perspectives regarding the Divine.
It added in a report about its work and achievements that it was coordinating closely with the telecommunication and information technology commission to block and shut down pornographic sites as well as sites that promote apostasy and atheism
challenges Michael Buckley's claims in At the Origins of Modern Atheism
(1990) that modern atheism
had its foundation in d'Holbach and Diderot, that historical biblical criticism helped the emergence of atheism
, and that natural theology was the "'midwife" for atheist thought.
In several countries legal measures effectively criminalize atheism
, criminalize the expression and manifestation of atheist beliefs, or result in systematic discrimination against atheists and those who reject religion," the report says.
This all lends itself, he says, to a justification for atheism
that is necessary to advance because of the deleterious effect Christianity has on a person's other beliefs and ethical commitments.
and the Case Against Christ argues that the central piece of Christianity, the resurrection of Jesus, is false, and here builds a case based on the evidence about Jesus as it's been gathered over the centuries.
The union installed compulsory atheism
classes at universities, and banned religious places of worship and literature.
On August 18, BlagHag blogger Jen McCreight wrote a post called, "How I Unwittingly Infiltrated the Boy's Club & Why It's Time for a New Wave of Atheism
" As a cry against an ugly strain of sexism and misogyny in the godless movement, and a call for a "new wave" of atheism
that explicitly focuses on social justice, McCreight's post quickly sparked the formation of a new and rapidly growing online community dubbed "theism+.
is, in a broad sense, the rejection of belief in the existence of deities.
AGAINST ALL GODS: What's Right and Wrong about the New Atheism
by Phillip E.
did not murder 53 people on the London Underground, or kill 3,568 people, possibly with more to come, across 'the religious divide' of Northern Ireland, as well as others in Warrington, Birmingham, London etc.
To quote Richard Dawkins - whether one agrees with his general position as arch-atheist or not - 'The difference is that individual atheists do evil things, but they don't do (them) in the name of atheism