Tagged: Jesus

Cynical evangelisation of children - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Aug 12, 2012

All parents are concerned when they send their children out into the world. We all hope that our schools, and other places our children go, are going to be safe. We are rightfully shocked when we find adults entrusted with … Continue reading → … Read More

Mixing values and Jesus in secular education - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Jun 05, 2012

Daniel Dennett calls it the “last big fib.*” The claim that religion and human morality are intimately entwined – that you can’t be good without god. That does seem to be a widely held misconception, or should I say widely … Continue reading → … Read More

Is Keith Ward really that naive about science? - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Nov 13, 2011

Credit: Jesus and Mo I am really amazed by some of the rubbish theologians and philosophers of religion think they can get away with when talking about science. The Guardian article Religion answers the factual questions science neglects is just … Continue reading → … Read More

The Dawkins Delusions - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott May 10, 2010

Actually, some people call them the “Dawkins Tantrums.” There’s no doubt about it though – there is a controversy around Richard Dawkins. Just mention his name in the blogosphere and you get all sorts of extreme reactions. Almost always negative. Sure, you will get some, usually milder and more reasonable, positive reactions. After all, he [...] … Read More