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When atheists stole the moral high ground

When atheists stole the moral high ground

Nick Spencer reviews Alec Ryrie’s Unbelievers. 08/11/2019

The heart of Ryrie’s argument is not that Christianity forged the intellectual weapons that its enemies thereafter used, but that it forged the moral ones, writes Nick Spencer in his review of Alec Ryrie’s Unbelievers. 

Read his review 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 8 November 2019

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