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A Sunday Assembly service in full flow

The idea of ‘atheist religion’ is a stupid one, but it has achieved a fair amount of traction in recent years

St Bridesæ a beautiful church

Beauty is not enough for the Church

The National Churches Trust question about the nation’s favourite churches says much

Richard Dawkins has been usurped by a new breed of nuanced atheists

Beware the patronising ‘new new atheists’ adopting the philosophical centre ground

Ten Commandments Monument

Virtuous atheism is not enough

Alain de Botton’s intentions are noble, but his quest for 10 Commandments for Atheists is fruitless

Michelangelos Pietà

Can beauty lead to truth?

Art can save your soul – providing pride does not get in the way

Piero della Francesca's The Baptism of Christ

His mission to rescue beauty from religion is arrogant and ignorant