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Entries Tagged as 'New Atheists'

Is it Immoral to Believe in God? Matt responds to Michael Ruse

November 28th, 2016 1 Comment

The Christian Research Journal have published an online copy of an article I wrote for their journal last year: In a recent op-ed piece in the New York Times, the distinguished philosopher of science Michael Ruse raises the question, Is it morally wrong to believe in God? Some skeptics maintain there is something irrational about […]

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True Reason: Confronting the Irrationality of the New Atheism – in Paperback

March 31st, 2014 2 Comments

The paperback version of the Kindle book, True Reason: Christian Responses to the Challenges of Atheism,  which Matt wrote a chapter for, recently arrived from the publishers. This release has been re-released as True Reason: Confronting the Irrationality of the New Atheism (the link takes you to the book’s official website). True Reason is still edited by Tom […]

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There Probably are no Duties. Now Stop Worrying and Enjoy Your Life!

September 10th, 2013 91 Comments

Some atheists offer  moral critiques of theism; their claim is not just that belief  in God is false or unjustified, it is that such irrational beliefs are intricately linked with immoral and oppressive practices. Moral outrage often motivates the critiques offered – one only needs to read the condemnation of religious wars, religiously motivated terrorism, […]

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True Reason: Christian Responses to the Challenges of Atheism – on Kindle

March 21st, 2012 63 Comments

The kindle edition of new book featuring responses to the New Atheists, aimed to be readable at the popular level entitled True Reason: Christian Responses to the Challenges of Atheism is now available on Amazon. This blog’s Matthew Flannagan contributed to a chapter in it alongside William Lane Craig, Sean McDowell and others. Matt’s chapter […]

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Jerry Coyne on God and Morality Revisited

February 23rd, 2012 44 Comments

Late last year I, wrote a criticism of Jerry Coyne’s piece in USA today. Entitled, As  atheists know, you can be good without God.  My critique attracted some attention. Getting commentary from Mary Ann Spikes, Jason Thibodeau,  Jeffery Lay Lowder, and Brian Zamulinski.  Since the USA today article Coyne has written a follow up article where […]

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Watch the Video of “The New Atheism, Science & Morality” with Glenn Peoples

September 8th, 2010 62 Comments

The unofficial video of Glenn Peoples’ talk at Auckland Uni “The New Atheism, Science & Morality” is online. Hat Tip: E†B

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Recycling The Dawkins Delusion

August 27th, 2010 3 Comments

Browsing the archives this morning I stumbled accross this gem, The Dawkins Delusion, which Matt originally published here some three years ago back before we had much of a readership so a lot you may have missed it. It is seriously clever and funny – go see!

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