Dawkins suggests he is the lesser of two evils
This thoughtful argument suggests faith and facts work together to reveal the world
Bristol Palin called him a "radical atheist"
The evolutionary biologist was criticised for questioning the teenager's motives
This study exhibits more prejudice than worthwhile research
He posted: 'All the world's Muslims have fewer Nobel Prizes than Trinity College, Cambridge'
Don't listen to the self-appointed guardians of Stuart Broad's conscience. These are the Ashes – hard, tense Test cricket with no prisoners taken
The ‘infallible’ Pope’s proclamation that atheists will go to heaven has led to a rebuke from officials who declared they will go to hell. Jonathan Owen reports on the controversy
Virtuous atheists may live well and do good – but can they give hope to the hopeless cases?
For the Higgs boson believers, and me, Celtic just got lucky against Barcelona
Oxford University held its first debate on the subject of evolution in 1860, just months after the publication of Darwin's On the Origin of Species. Then, the Bishop of Winchester, Samuel Wilberforce, famously enquired of the biologist Thomas Henry Huxley whether it was through his grandmother or his grandfather that he traced his descent from a monkey.
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We need all of our brain to understand and appreciate the world around us. The left-brain, associated largely with scientific activity, and the right hemisphere concerned with religious matters, must work in unison. But they also have to be kept apart. The logic of one does not apply to the other. The challenge of our time is to keep the two separate but integrated and in balance. This, in essence, is the main message of The Great Partnership.
On Father's Day, and as his new novel appears, Andrew Miller tells James Kidd how his own dad wanted him to get a 'proper' job
Can science help us tell right from wrong? Sam Harris certainly thinks so. Julian Baggini sits down with one of the 'four horsemen of atheism' to learn how facts can inform our ethics