Claim: “Atheists at risk of dying out” – is this true?

The UK’s Independent, and others, have latched on to the publication of a new study that claims it has evidence that Atheism is doomed. Basically the claim is that the religious will be able to out breed the non-religious. OK, I’ll bite, let’s take a peek. Atheists at risk of dying out due to belief in contraception, study … Read moreClaim: “Atheists at risk of dying out” – is this true?

Are there really more Atheists than Christians in the UK?

So the news … as reported via Sky and many others is this … Atheist Numbers Surge In England And Wales Research says that the Anglican and Catholic churches are failing to hold on to those brought up as Christians. According to new research, around 48.5% of those surveyed in 2015 said they had no … Read moreAre there really more Atheists than Christians in the UK?

The inevitable decline of religion really is happening

My Daughter was telling me yesterday about a dialog within her RE class in school. The teacher (a “really” Christian lady for the understandable reason that is perhaps a requirement for the role), had been delving into the topic of various ethical questions. One example was of a baby who had been born with no brain, was on life support, and … Read moreThe inevitable decline of religion really is happening

Christianity in decline

Craig Dunkley, a Christian apologist, writes within the American Thinker about the decline of Christianity in the US, and wants to rally those that believe to push back against the tide of disbelief. He start like this … Christianity is under attack in America, and it’s losing.  Meanwhile, the Church is, in general, sitting out the … Read moreChristianity in decline

WARNING – Using the Internet will seriously damage your religious beliefs

MIT Technology review has published the details of a rather interesting study regarding the decline of religious beliefs. Since the 1990s the use of the internet has risen … and …. since the 1990s there has been a decline in religious affiliation … therefore … using the internet causes a decline in religious affiliation. Here is … Read moreWARNING – Using the Internet will seriously damage your religious beliefs

Nobody wants to be a Priest

There is an interesting article in Friday’s Independent about the struggles that the Catholic church is having with the brainwashing recruitment of Priests. The number of priestly ordinations in Ireland has dipped below England and Wales for the first time in living memory, new figures reveal. The recruitment crisis is a clear indication of how … Read moreNobody wants to be a Priest