Atheism

Can You Be Good Without God?

Source: NY Times. A writer for a Times blog about philosophy argues that being an atheist does not mean “anything goes” — in fact, quite the opposite. What do you think? Can morality be independent of God? Can people who don’t believe in God still be as “good” as those […]

Philosopher Sticks Up for God

For too long, Mr. Plantinga contends in a new book, theists have been on the defensive, merely rebutting the charge that their beliefs are irrational. It’s time for believers in the old-fashioned creator God of the Bible to go on the offensive, he argues, and he has some sports metaphors […]

Al Aleem: The Bestower of true Dreams

Revelation has had a very large role to play in human history. The evidence not only comes from religion but also science. This article was originally published in June, 2007 volume of Ahmadiyya Gazette USA. Let me first introduce the subject of revelation in language and examples that are more […]

The Bible, The Quran and Science

By Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times As I was growing up in Pakistan and studying in King Edward Medical College, Lahore, 1979-1985, enamored by success of science and technology, I had come to have agnostic and atheistic tendencies. Then I read the book by Dr. Maurice […]

Brad Pitt: Religious upbringing was ‘stifling’

Filmmaker Terrence Malick’s latest, “The Tree of Life,” has been alternately described as a “tone poem” delving into issues about faith, family and forgiveness and a “coming of age story about the universe,” so it’s understandable that Monday’s Cannes press event got a little heavy. The movie tells the story […]

Intelligent Design?

http://www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticle.asp?xfile=data/opinion/2005/November/opinion_November18.xml&section=opinion&col= PRESIDENT George W. Bush favours teaching both evolution and “Intelligent Design” in schools, “so people can know what the debate is about.” To proponents, Intelligent Design is the notion that the universe is too complex to have developed without a nudge from a higher power than evolution or natural […]