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Richard Dawkins (AP)

Belief in the theory of evolution is no reason for atheism as Dawkins supposes: Darwin himself insisted that the had never been an atheist

Charles Darwin: born this day (AP)

The more people asking ‘why are we here’, the better for religion

Laura Keynes

Laura Keynes has joined Catholic Voices after returning to her childhood faith

A sculpture of Darwin outside Bradford Town Hall made out of sand (Photo: PA)

G G Simpson, quoted by Richard Dawkins, suggested that the great thinkers of antiquity are now worthless

Dawkins: not as much of an expert on Charles Darwin as he thinks

There is, Darwin said, an ‘impossibility of conceiving this immense and wonderful universe … as the result of blind chance or necessity…. I deserve to be called a Theist’

The Times rolls off the presses (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

To make matters worse, the paper is a starry-eyed Dawkins-supporting organ

A visitor to the American Museum of Natural History in New York inspects a display of animal skeletons  (AP Photo: Mary Altaffer)

Clive Copus and Stratford Caldecott debate the theory of evolution