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Is Richard Dawkins a bully?

Neil Ormerod - Religion and Ethics - 13 August 2012 Comments

In the preface to his best-selling book The God Delusion, Richard Dawkins explains the fundamental reason for writing the book: "If this book works as I intend, the religious readers who open it...

TAGGED: ATHEISM, RELIGION, RICHARD DAWKINS

The tragedy at the heart of New Atheism

Fr. Alexander Lucie-Smith - CatholicHerald.co.uk - 03 August 2012 Comments

Belief in an ordered universe is hard to reconcile with a tragic view of life Richard Dawkins poses on a London bus displaying an atheist advertisement (PA) I remember sitting up and taking...

TAGGED: ATHEISM, RELIGION, RICHARD DAWKINS

Moral Clarity and Richard Dawkins

Carson - Reasons for God - 22 May 2012 264 Comments

Moral confusion is a common problem. When a conversation begins about the difference between right and wrong, everyone can feel the tension, because admitting you’re wrong isn’t just about saying...

TAGGED: ATHEISM, MORALITY, RELIGION, RICHARD DAWKINS

Melvyn Bragg attacks Richard Dawkins' 'atheist fundamentalism'

Victoria Ward - Daily Telegraph - 14 March 2012 177 Comments

Melvyn Bragg poured scorn on the famous atheist's reliance on “reason” to destroy the Christian argument, insisting that faith was something that should be carefully examined. Speaking on Sky's...

TAGGED: ATHEISM, RELIGION, RICHARD DAWKINS

ARCHBISHOP TAKES ON ATHEIST DAWKINS

- - EXPRESS.co.uk - 10 February 2012 168 Comments

The Archbishop of Canterbury and atheist Professor Richard Dawkins are set to go head to head to discuss man's greatest question. The Archbishop of Canterbury and atheist Professor Richard...

TAGGED: ATHEISM, RELIGION, RICHARD DAWKINS, SPEECHES

Biology, Faith, and Skepticism

DJ Grothe/Richard Dawkins - Forgoodreason.org - 15 November 2011 31 Comments

In this wide-ranging conversation with D.J. Grothe at The Amazing Meeting 8 in Las Vegas, Richard Dawkins talks about applying skepticism to religious claims. He explores the concept of...

TAGGED: ATHEISM, CHILDREN, RELIGION, RICHARD DAWKINS, SCIENCE

[Update - PDF of sermon added] “Scientists of Duke, be humble.”

Jerry Coyne - Why Evolution Is True - 10 September 2010 16 Comments

Last Sunday Reverend Dr. Samuel Wells , Dean of the Chapel at Duke University, departed from his usual sermons on matters of faith to speak about science and religion . His motivation: the success...

TAGGED: ATHEISM, RELIGION, RICHARD DAWKINS

Vatican reaches out to atheists – but not you, Richard Dawkins

Jerome Taylor - The Independent - 31 May 2010 88 Comments

Original link The Vatican is planning a new initiative to reach out to atheists and agnostics in an attempt to improve the church's relationship with non-believers. Pope Benedict XVI has ordered...

TAGGED: ATHEISM, RELIGION, RICHARD DAWKINS

Clarity - A very nice statement by Dawkins

PZ Myers - Pharyngula - 17 May 2010 31 Comments

Original link A very nice statement by Dawkins: the virtue of the New Atheist is clarity, not shrillness, not certainty, not militancy, and the problem is our opponents all have to be...

TAGGED: ACCOMMODATIONISM, ATHEISM, RELIGION, RICHARD DAWKINS

The faith trap

Richard Dawkins - On Faith - The Washington Post - 20 March 2010 186 Comments

Original link Q: What should pastors do if they no longer hold the defining beliefs of their denomination? Do clergy have a moral obligation not to challenge the sincere faith of their parishioners?...

TAGGED: ATHEISM, RELIGION, RICHARD DAWKINS

Richard Dawkins says Pope is 'stupid'

Telegraph - 31 March 2009 229 Comments

Reposted from: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/religion/5088516/Richard-Dawkins-says-Pope-is-stupid.html Richard Dawkins has described the Pope as "stupid" for claiming that the use of...

TAGGED: ATHEISM, RELIGION, RICHARD DAWKINS

Full house captivated by atheist Dawkins' take on religion

Madison - 12 March 2008 84 Comments

Thanks to Lyzandra Daria for the link. http://www.madison.com/tct/mad/topstories/276768 Full house captivated by atheist Dawkins' take on religion Samara Kalk Derby People feel strongly about...

TAGGED: ATHEISM, RELIGION, RICHARD DAWKINS

Debate between Richard Dawkins and John Lennox

Richard Dawkins, John Lennox - 03 October 2007 777 Comments

Part 1 (47:28, 13.6 MB) Part 2 (44:01, 12.62 MB) Part 3 (27:28, 7.87 MB) A comment thread has also been started here:...

TAGGED: ATHEISM, RELIGION, RICHARD DAWKINS, SPEECHES

How dare you call me a fundamentalist

Richard Dawkins, The Times Online - 13 May 2007 84 Comments

Thanks to Ranjani and Florian Widder for the link. Reposted from: http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/columnists/guest_contributors/article1779771.ece The hardback God Delusion ...

TAGGED: ATHEISM, RELIGION, RICHARD DAWKINS

We'd be better off without Religion

Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens, AC Grayling - 09 April 2007 37 Comments

In London's Westminster Central Hall on March 27, some 2,000 people turned out to hear Hitchens, Dawkins and philosopher A.C. Grayling debate a trio of religious authorities on the question...

TAGGED: ATHEISM, RELIGION, RICHARD DAWKINS, SPEECHES

Dawkins v. Collins Debate

Gary J. Whittenberger, eSkeptic - 28 February 2007 67 Comments

Thanks to Martin Gill for the link. Reposted from: http://www.skeptic.com/eskeptic/07-02-28.html "God Vs. Science" was the featured debate in the November 13, 2006 issue of Time...

TAGGED: ATHEISM, RELIGION, RICHARD DAWKINS, SPEECHES

Let's Hope It's A Lasting Vogue

Richard Dawkins - 01 January 2007 28 Comments

Reposted from the Washington Posts' On Faith: http://newsweek.washingtonpost.com/onfaith/ Athorism is enjoying a certain vogue right now. Can there be a productive conversation between...

TAGGED: ATHEISM, RELIGION, RICHARD DAWKINS

I'm an atheist, BUT . . .

Richard Dawkins - 18 November 2006 241 Comments

Of all the questions I fielded during the course of my recent book tour, the only ones that really depressed me were those that began "I'm an atheist, BUT . . ." What follows such an opening is...

TAGGED: ATHEISM, RELIGION, RICHARD DAWKINS

Richard Dawkins and the "new atheists" come to America

AnswersInGenesis.org / Rod Martin - 14 November 2006 177 Comments

Reposted from: http://www.answersingenesis.org/docs2006/1102dawkins.asp Standing in the pulpit of the First Parish Church in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Richard Dawkins introduced his...

TAGGED: ATHEISM, RELIGION, RICHARD DAWKINS

Imagine No Religion

Richard Dawkins - 10 April 2006 17 Comments

Imagine, sang John Lennon, a world with no religion. Imagine no suicide bombers, no 9/11, no 7/7, no Crusades, no witch-hunts, no Gunpowder Plot, no Kashmir dispute, no Indo/Pakistan partition, no...

TAGGED: ATHEISM, RELIGION, RICHARD DAWKINS