Archive for The God Delusion

Atheist, liberal and fundamentalist conspire together to misrepresent the faith

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , on 11 April 2011 by Michael Hampson

Atheist and fundamentalist conspire together to misrepresent the faith, insisting that Christianity demands a God who is a wrathful king, and a bible that is an infallible oracle.

The atheist rightly mocks, and the fundamentalist defends the indefensible.

Most liberals commit the same offence, maintaining the fundamentalists’ notion of an angry God. God is just angry (and you are required to feel guilty) about different things, like global warming and poverty.

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Good religion, bad religion: Warsi, Jesus, Dawkins, and the responsibility of people of faith

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , on 21 January 2011 by Michael Hampson

Baroness Warsi, Britain’s first female Muslim cabinet member, made a major speech yesterday complaining about anti-Muslim prejudice, and arguing that people are wrong to separate Muslims into moderates and extremists (with moderates being good and extremists being bad).

She has taken a wrong turning here, having previously joined other Muslim politicians in confidently condemning both the acts and the culture of Muslim extremism.

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