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Pop Atheism and the Power of the Gospel ^ | July 22, 2014 | Nathan W Bingham/Dan DeWitt

Posted on 07/23/2014 12:35:08 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper

... “Meanwhile, I am left with the Atheist on my hands,” Dorothy Sayers once penned to C.S. Lewis in a letter in which she sought some practical advice from the popular Oxford apologist. She went on to write, “I do not want him. I have no use for him. I have no missionary zeal at all.”

While many Christians likely attempt to project a little more enthusiasm for evangelism, I’m not sure they do not, deep down, resonate with Sayers’ sentiment.

With the relentless barrage of new atheist bravado over the last decade, believers are liable to grow weary in well-doing. Much of the contemporary anti-God campaign now serves as a mirror image of religious fundamentalism, with iconic leaders such as Richard Dawkins and Sam Harris standing guard as dogmatic defenders of a secular orthodoxy. Many students have imbibed their sacrilegious sound bites, adopting a brand of pop atheism that makes rational discussion seem virtually impossible.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: god; jesus; truth

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1 posted on 07/23/2014 12:35:08 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

If there is no God there is no meaning. The universe, for the Atheist is absurd and if it is absurd then who care what you believe? Atheist cut the ground from beneath their own feet. They want to feel morally superior for believing the “Hard cold truth” when there is no morality to feel morally superior about.

Tell ‘em to go read little Sartre and get back to you later

2 posted on 07/23/2014 1:39:46 AM PDT by Fai Mao (Genius at Large)
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