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 more

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 more

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 more