Tag Archives: atheism

Rowan Williams wants the Church of England to take on atheists

From the Telegraph comes this hilarious gem: Clergy are to be urged to be more vocal in countering the arguments put forward by a more hard-line group of atheists such as Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens, who have campaigned for a less tolerant attitude towards religion. A report endorsed by Dr Rowan Williams, the Archbishop [...]

Atheists at Church part 1: A question from a Coptic friend

The Western Sydney Freethinkers recently happened to make friends with the Apologetics Group of Archangel Michael & St Bishoy Coptic Orthodox Church. It happened by chance as we struck out to their church to watch comedy creationist Carl Wieland defend the historicity of the Flintstones. Though we expected his usual stand-up routine, the event turned out to [...]

Christian jihad envy

  Militant atheists, or militant christians? It’s been bugging me for a long time. If a Christian has the Jovian bollocks to accuse you of being ‘militant’ — especially for such heretical notions as reproductive choice, gay rights, child protection, secularism and the value of truth — do what I do. Laugh.

Jamie Kilstein interview at AtheistCon

Jamie Kilstein rocks hard. One of my top highlights of the Rise of Atheism: 2010 Global Atheist Convention was getting to catch up with Jamie again. But this time, I got to interview him! I’ve been a fan of Jamie’s comedy for a couple of years, since he was sweet enough to e-mail Sydney Atheists [...]

Archdeacon Narelle Jarrett: I’m Enjoying My Life!

I would love to believe that when I die I will live again, that some thinking, feeling, remembering part of me will continue. But much as I want to believe that, and despite the ancient and worldwide cultural traditions that assert an afterlife, I know of nothing to suggest that it is more than wishful [...]