From Tom Woodman, retired English Literature lecturer:
In reaction to the claims of Richard Dawkins and the new atheists it is important to understand that religion is not irrational. (more…)
On 23/02/2012 Oxford’s grand Sheldonian Theatre was host to a debate between the two of the University’s former professors: the leader of the Anglican Church worldwide and the world’s most well-known critic of religion. Far from an angry exchange, it was a surprisingly quiet and amiable discussion in which the pair seemed quite evenly matched. There certainly wasn’t a clear winner.