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The Golden Age of Atheism
Atheism has been waning in recent times, though it has held a looming presence in our cultural ethos. In this first part of four, Dr. Alister McGrath explores what the golden age of Atheism looked like, where it was of a larger importance than it currently holds.
This resource is part of a series on The Twilight Of Atheism. Click here to listen to the full series.
Alister McGrath, Teacher, serves as Andreas Idreos Professor of Science and Religion at the University of Oxford and the Director of the Ian Ramsey Center for Science and Religion. He is also 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, and A Scientific Theology. He received his MA and DPhil from Oxford University.