Weird Claims: “Einstein was a religious believer”

The topic of Einsteins religious views is one that quite frequently pops up and it was only a few days ago that I was writing a rebuttal to somebody who was asserting that claim. Well, it has all popped up again, and so I do wonder if we can label this as classic-weird. So this latest … Read more

Claim: “Faith will prevail over Atheism”

Oxford Professor Alister McGrath most probably truly does believe that faith will prevail over non-belief, but if you are expecting his claim to be a well-reasoned evidence based one, then I’m afraid that you will be rather disappointed to discover that it is not, but is instead the usual religious hand-waving. The context here is that he delivered … Read more

Jonathan Sacks makes many utterly absurd religious claims in a Salon article

Salon rang up Jonathan Sacks, interviewed him, and managed to spin some truly absurd religious claims into an article they have published. How much of what comes up is actually the thinking of Mr Sacks, and how much is actually the Salon author’s agenda via a bit of quote mining, I honestly don’t know, but either way it … Read more