Monthly Archives: January 2013

We are elephants

The BBC’s excellent new wildlife series, ‘Africa‘ chalked up it’s moment of controversy recently, with the harrowing scene of the baby elephant, dying at its mother’s feet. So moved were viewers by this scene, that even The Sun had something … Continue reading

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Not finely tuned

One of the classic arguments for the existence of God has focused on the apparent ‘fine-tuning’ (FTA) of the universe, the fact that the existence and continuation of life requires minutely-specified microphysical constants, all of which need to coincide together … Continue reading

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Cheesed with Chalke?

Funny how events of pronounced similarity occur at neat intervals.  In 2003, this gentleman published his book which described the orthodox Christian doctrine of the atonement, believed by tens of millions around the world, and hundreds of millions historically, as … Continue reading

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“I’m prepared to admit I was wrong”

Dr. Alice Roberts is one of the more appealing faces of British atheism, although there are plenty of such luminaries thrust upon us by the secular media.  It is as if it is only such individuals who can possibly have … Continue reading

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19th Century German Romanticism: A Lesson

The German Romantic Artist, Caspar David Friedrich died in 1840, in a condition of some solitude and distress.  Having received considerable acclaim earlier in his career, he seems to have simply faded away, akin to those ethereal mists which he … Continue reading

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