Tag Archives: Secularism

On godlessness and ISIS

On November 23, Prime Minister Turnbull gave a speech in parliament on the atrocities committed in Paris. In it, he described ISIS as  “godless murderers … who defame and blasphemed Islam itself”. I have written to PM Turnbull in response: … Continue reading

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Why the study of religion is a maze, full of dead ends and bear traps

Neil Godfrey is a blogger who writes mostly on Christian origins at Vridar. As far as I know, he is a librarian who has no formal qualifications in the field. But he is deeply analytical in his approach and frequently … Continue reading

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on secularism and Secularism, and religious violence in Karen Armstrong’s blender

Well known religion academic Karen Armstrong has recently written a very interesting OpEd piece in The Guardian outlining the history of the rise of secular government in Western Europe and its often disastrous application in other parts of the world, … Continue reading

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