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Has Science Eliminated God? A Critique of Richard Dawkins

A common argument atheists raise in an attempt to explain God away deals with the scientific revolution, and posits that our world can be better explained by empirical methodology and a worldview of pure naturalism. In this third part of four, Dr. Alister McGrath offers a critique of Richard Dawkins and the view that God has been eliminated by scientific advancement.

This resource is part of a series on The Twilight Of Atheism.  Click here to listen to the full series.

Alister McGrath

Alister McGrath serves as Senior Research Fellow at the Ian Ramsey Centre for Science and Religion at Oxford. He has also served as the Senior Research Fellow at Harris Manchester College in Oxford, the President of the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics and associate priest in Cotswolds for a group of village parishes (Church of England.) McGrath’s best known books include The Twilight of Atheism, The Dawkins Delusion?, Dawkins’ God: Genes, Memes, and the Meaning of Life, A Scientific Theology and his most recent, Coming to Faith Through Dawkins: 12 Essays on the Pathway from New Atheism to Christianity, co-authored with Denis Alexander. He received his MA and DPhil from Oxford University.

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