“Humans invent deities, so God does not exist”…

said the atheist. “My grand-daughter invents dragons, so dinosaurs do not exist,” said I. “But I would bet that you would have no problem calling the God/s of other religions “invented”…so what makes yours any different…. other than you have the faith in yours and not theirs?” said another atheist. To which I replied: It’s [Read More…]

Interesting facts about self-described “Atheists”…

…according to the Pew Religious Landscape Survey from 2008: Atheists” can be surprisingly religious 15% believe in God or a “universal spirit” 6% believe in a God with whom you can have a relationship 19% are formal members ofreligious congregations 14% attend religious services at least yearly 5% are involved incongregational activities monthly 10% pray [Read More…]

Another Catholic365 Installment on Atheism

The saga continues! [Read more…]

Catholic365 Continues Looking at Atheist Objections to the Faith

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Another in the Series on Atheism

…over at Catholic 365. [Read more…]

The New Atheists are Back…

…Dumber Than Ever as Daniel Dennett looks at a Pew poll and sees, despite all the blandishments of reality, exactly what he wants to see, the imminent death of religion.  Damon Linker does the autopsy on Dennett’s perverse and wilful misreading of the data: The biggest problem of all with Dennett’s op-ed is the fact [Read More…]

Fr. Barron on Stephen Fry

A kindly reply to a man who, though he says he does not believe in God, speaks as though he is in fact deeply angry at God.  Being angry at God is a perfectly respectable thing to do, as Job demonstrates.  Fry’s main mistake is in not directing the anger at God in prayer, but [Read More…]

Evangelical Atheists: Making Life Immeasurably Harder for Atheists

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Padding the Case for the Nu Atheism

Reader Delali Godwin Adadzie writes: Atheists in the popular Google+ group “THINKERS” say I am brainwashed by Westerners into believing that there is a god (ie. God). Atheists tell Africans and Asians that they are brainwashed by Westerners. They tell westerners that we are brainwashed by Africans (called Egyptians, such as Akhenaten) and Asians (such [Read More…]

Fr. Robert Barron’s Invisible Friend

…is Love and lovable. The whole “God is your invisible friend” jeer is another example of padding the case for atheism. It substitutes a sneering tone of voice for an idea and is a classic example of worshipping instead of using the intellect. [Read more…]