We don't have to like religion, or agree with everything it says, but for our own sake we should put its role in context. In doing so, we can address the true causes of the violence in the world today.
There will be no deathbed conversion for Clive James. The author and poet, who is terminally ill with emphysema and leukemia
Atheism as a word just did not explain the danger and harm religion has inflicted on people. Positive or negative atheism as terms do not bring out the total rejection that religion should have anything to do with how society should be governed or considered a civic role to be involved in such a duty. That was why Hitchens used the term anti-theist.
The Guardian's Andrew Brown should apologise for equating hatred of Islam with hatred of "black people".
Britain is a "Christian nation" and militant atheists should "get over it", according to Communities Secretary Eric Pickles
Our American brothers are a religious lot, with a rather unfortunate habit of mixing belief with politics. However, atheism
Few outside the US would have heard of Congressman Pete Stark, a Democrat who served in the House of Representatives for
What can televangelists and new atheists have in common? Apart from the hyperbole and the cheap shots and the infuriating sense of certainty, that is... For me, they are also too often united in encouraging an unthinking dismissiveness of the Bible.
Whatever else one might think of Grayling's views, his skills as a writer are incontestable. The sheer clarity of his jargon-free prose makes The God Argument a pleasure to read.
In a bow to secularism, the Girl Guides could drop all mentions of God and the Queen in their oath. The voluntary organisation