Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Engaging the new atheism - an audio lecture by John Lennox (Online and free at;

Quotes and comments;

This is an excellent lecture by a Christian apologist I hold in high regard. (Though I differ from him on various things.)

1. At one point he claims the 'new' atheists aren't postmodernists; i.e. that they believe in truth. In his book 'A river out of Eden' Dawkins denies this.

‘The universe we observe has … no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference. … DNA neither knows nor cares. DNA just is. And we dance to its music.’ p.133