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Who can claim credit for the Enlightenment?

Who can claim credit for the Enlightenment?

Nick Spencer speaks on ABC radio on the role of Christianity in the past, present and future of western democracy.

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Sure, the Enlightenment was good, but it wasn’t everything. At least, that’s what these thinkers say. In this episode James Carleton hears about the past, present and future of western democracy.

Who gets to claim credit for the freedom and prosperity enjoyed by many in the West?

Nick Spencer speaks on ABC radio on the role of Christianity in the past, present and future of western democracy.

Sunday 18 March 2018 6.05 am.

Listen and see the full details here.

 

 

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Nick Spencer

Nick Spencer

Nick is Senior Fellow at Theos. He is the author of a number of books and reports, most recently The Political Samaritan: how power hijacked a parable (Bloomsbury, 2017), The Evolution of the West (SPCK, 2016) and Atheists: The Origin of the Species (Bloomsbury, 2014). Outside of Theos, Nick is Visiting Research Fellow at the Faiths and Civil Society Unit, Goldsmiths, University of London and a Fellow of the International Society for Science and Religion

Posted 16 March 2018

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