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Topic: Richard Dawkins

It’s a shame the Chief Rabbi can’t be the next Archbishop of Canterbury

Lord Sacks continues to be the most eloquent spokesman for religion

Charles Darwin’s discovery was surely great. But let’s not dismiss all other thinkers – Aristotle or Socrates, say – who came before him

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

The tragedy at the heart of New Atheism

Belief in an ordered universe is hard to reconcile with a tragic view of life

People are walking away from Catholicism because they do not understand it

If anything, New Atheists only help a faith in decline across Europe

Professor Dawkins doesn’t seem to know much about Darwin: either what his masterpiece is actually called, or even what he believed about God (he wasn’t an atheist)

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’

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Indifference to God is more deadly than hatred for Him

The hatred that atheists feel for the Almighty can suppress a belief in Him

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How Dawkins got the wrong end of the stick about Aquinas

St Thomas Aquinas was not proving the existence of God as you would a piece of furniture. He was testing whether the concept of God made philosophical sense

Dawkins predicts religion’s early death: the Pope warns that ‘in vast areas of the world the faith is in danger of being snuffed out’. But they are saying very different things

The Holy Father is leading a renewal of the faith, not predicting its demise