A Godless Bunch

Posted on by Frank Brinkley

A good many silly things have been said about atheists over the years – and by them too, not least in recent times. In 1997 the misleadingly described ‘new atheist’ Richard Dawkins called faith ‘one of the world’s great evils, comparable to the smallpox virus but harder to eradicate’. It was a singularly obtuse thing to […]

Josaphat Revealed

Posted on by Frank Brinkley

‘What’s so great about this guy?’ an enraged woman demanded while I was promoting my biography of the Buddha in the United States. ‘He’s just some other lousy skunk who left his wife and kids.’ It was a reasonable question and showed the importance of critical interpretation while reflecting on any narrative. In the earliest […]

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