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Latest Richard Dawkins Items
Richard Dawkins, noted scientist and avowed atheist, told talk show host and fellow atheist Bill Maher recently that they have a friend-in-faith in the White House.
As he nears his 82nd birthday, the Nobel Prize laureate gave a warm and candid interview to the Financial Times in which he rebuked the “childishness” of fearing scientific advances.
A debate hosted by the Islamic Education and Research Academy ignited fire after attendees were required to separate by gender, with single women forced into seats in the very back rows.
The archbishop of the Church of England is leaving office after a decade as the spiritual leader of the world's 80 million-strong Anglican Communion.
Thanks to the election, socialism and capitalism are forever wed as Merriam-Webster's most looked-up words of 2012.
Thankfulness is one of the distinguishing traits of the human spirit. We sense the need to say thanks, and we realize we ought to be more grateful than we are. We furthermore perceive that we are indebted to (and accountable to) a higher power than ourselves -- the God who made us.
If you put a piece of duct tape over Ross Douthat's name on the dust jacket, the content of "Bad Religion," subtitled "How We Became a Nation of Heretics," would surprise you as a far more cerebral and introspective work than could be expected from the "America-has-turned-its-back-on-God" genre.
It was two days before the "Reason Rally" - a gathering of nonbelievers, secular humanists and agnostics on the Mall - and celebrity activist for atheism Richard Dawkins still didn't know what he was going to talk about.
Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams is stepping down at the end of the year, calling an end to a tumultuous decade as leader of a global Anglican Communion that has been sharply divided over sexuality and gender.