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Quote of the day: Ludwig Wittgenstein on belief in God and the meaning of life

‘To believe in God is to see that life has a meaning.’ ~ Ludwig Wittgenstein

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‘Science and Religion: Where the Conflict Really Lies’ by Alvin Plantinga

Well worth your time:

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Blaise Pascal’s theological response to the philosophical problem of Divine Hiddenness

‘Instead of complaining that God had hidden Himself, you will give Him thanks for not having revealed so much of Himself; and you will also give Him thanks for not having revealed Himself to haughty sages, unworthy to know so … Continue reading

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Philosopher and (almost) life-long atheist A. J. Ayer’s confession of religious belief

An Atheist Meets the Masters of the Universe In the early evening of June 6, as Ayer later wrote, he “carelessly tossed” a slice of this salmon into his mouth.  It went down the wrong way and he choked.  Before … Continue reading

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The “New Atheists” by Fr. Kenneth Baker, S.J.

The “New Atheists” by Fr. Kenneth Baker, S.J. The secularists and naturalists have created the myth that there is a war going on between science and religion.  There never has been a war between religion and true science.  In fact, … Continue reading

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For all the ignorant New Atheists out there: philosopher Edward Feser explains the Cosmological Argument

So you think you understand the cosmological argument? Most people who comment on the cosmological argument demonstrably do not know what they are talking about.  This includes all the prominent New Atheist writers . . . It is amazing how … Continue reading

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Cowardly Richard Dawkins still running away from a debate with William Lane Craig

Richard Dawkins accused of cowardice for refusing to debate existence of God [Dawkins] now stands accused of “cowardice” after refusing four invitations to debate the existence of God with a renowned Christian philosopher.  A war of words has broken out between … Continue reading

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Atheist Brendan O’Neill reviews A. C. Grayling’s ‘The Good Book: A Secular Bible’

This Easter, try to avoid the Gospel of Grayling Today . . . there’s a veritable feast of bibles to pick from: you might go for AC Grayling’s newly published secular tome, The Good Book, or Phillip Pullman’s retelling of the … Continue reading

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Quote of the day: Blaise Pascal on man and the universe

‘Man is only a reed, the most frail of nature, but a reed that thinks.  It is not the case that the whole universe is armed to annihilate him; a vapor, a drop of water is enough to kill him. … Continue reading

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