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Enlightenment emphasised at Christianity’s cost

Enlightenment emphasised at Christianity’s cost

Nick Spencer in the Melbourne Anglican.

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The belief that the Enlightenment is the source of all that is good is “a creation of the divinity of human reason” in which the only threat comes from the irrationality of religion, a British Christian advocate said in Melbourne last month.

The Director of Research at UK Christian think tank Theos, Mr Nick Spencer, expressed concern that much of the West was busily sawing through its Christian roots. “I would fiercely argue that the foundations of our foundations do matter,” he said.

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Nick Spencer

Nick Spencer

Nick is Director of Research at Theos. Nick is an acclaimed author of books and reports, most recently The Evolution of the West (SPCK, 2016) and Atheists: The Origin of the Species (Bloomsbury, 2014).

Posted 30 April 2018

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