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Home pages:

Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, Daniel Dennett, Christopher Hitchens

Tina Beattie, John Lennox, John F. Haught, Keith Ward

Articles, Essays, Reviews

“Like Any Half-decent Atheist, I’m Fond of a Bit of Religion” by Magnus Linklater (TimesOnline) September 5, 2007

“Is Religion ‘Built Upon Lies’?” A blogalogue by Sam Harris and Andrew Sullivan on atheism and theism.

Christian Science Monitor: “Atheists challenge the religious right” by Jane Lampman, January 4, 2007

Wired Magazine: “The Church of the Non-Believers” by Gary Wolf, November 2006

“A Free-for-All on Science and Religion” by George Johnson (New York Times), November 21, 2006

“Hysterical Scientism: The Ecstasy of Richard Dawkins” by Marilynne Robinson (Harper’s Magazine), November 2006

Newsweek: “A Dissent: The Case against Faith” by Sam Harris, November 13, 2006

Time Magazine: “God vs. Science” by David Van Biema, November 5, 2006

U.S. News & World Report: “The New Unbelievers” by Jay Tolson, November 5, 2006

Edge: “Beyond Belief: Science, Religion, Reason and Survival,” November 5-7, 2006

Washington Post: “Atheist Evangelist” by David Segal, October 26, 2006

Seed Magazine: “PZ Myers on Richard Dawkins” October 22, 2006

London Review of Books: “Lunging, Flailing, Mispunching” by Terry Eagleton, October 19, 2006

Contra Costa Times: “Believers say atheism no longer a dirty word” by Rebecca Rosen Lum, September 21, 2006

Newsweek: “The new naysayers” by Jerry Adler, September 11, 2006

Washington Post: “A scientific approach to atheism” by Jack Miles, June 28, 2006

American Sociological Association: “Atheists are distrusted,” May 3, 2006

Martin Marty Center: “Doubting Dennett” by Martin E. Marty, February 27, 2006

St. Petersburg Times: “I’m an atheist — so what?” by Robyn Blumer, August 8, 2004

The Atlantic Monthly: “The Path of Brighteousness” by Cullen Murphy, November 2003


“What the World Thinks of God” — BBC Homepage with helpful statistics, graphs and perspectives upon belief in God across the world today


Dawkins, Richard. The Root of All Evil?

Flemming, Brian. The God Who Wasn’t There.

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