Category - New Atheism

  • 6 Jun 2011

    Richard Dawkins is under pressure over his commitment to teach in a new private university that has been branded as elitist by equality campaigners.

  • 30 May 2011

    Dr Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury, has awarded the 2011 Michael Ramsey prize to Atheist Delusions, by David Bentley Hart.

  • 8 Apr 2011

    It is not the non-theistic philosophy that is dismaying in Grayling’s new 'secular bible', says Maggi dawn. It’s the sheer failure of imagination of someone who will dismiss the real Bible as mumbo jumbo, while putting their own uninspiring prose out there as an alternative.

  • 7 Mar 2011
  • 15 Jul 2010

    Disputes over truth are often presented as examples of a clash between religion and science. Galileo's conflict with the Roman Catholic Church is frequently talked about in this way, as are more recent controversies about evolution and creationionism. But an exploration of the details reveals that conflicts over truth are often closely tied to questions of politics and power.