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The globalization of religion

Richard Dawkins’s heart leaps up as high as any Romantic poet’s when he beholds a rainbow. But he has taken issue with Keats’s complaint that when scientists “unweave” a rainbow they spoil it. Mike King in Postsecularism ripostes that Dawkins is trying to “arrogate to science what is the proper domain of a quite different [...]
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Atheism in Christianity: "Only an atheist can be a good Christian; only a Christian can be a good atheist"

Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities in conjunction with Verso Press Saturday 17 October 2009 In the long unavailable Atheism in Christianity, Ernst Bloch provides an original historical examination of Christianity in an attempt to find its social roots. He pursues a detailed study of the Bible and its long standing fascination for “ordinary and unimportant” people. In [...]
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The New Atheism

The New Atheism”, Theos/LICC lecture by Professor John N. Gray (June 16, 2008) John Gray, the author of “Black Mass: Apocalyptic Religion and the Death of Utopia” and former professor of European Thought at the London School of Economics gave a lecture on the New Atheism at an event co-hosted by Theos, the public theology think [...]
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