Melanie Phillips on Secular Fanatics
|November 26, 2007||Posted by William Dembski under Culture, Religion, Science|
The real nutters are the fanatics who despise religious belief
by Melanie Phillips
26th November 2007
. . . the antipathy to religious faith goes far wider and deeper than fear of terrorism.
It is the outcome of a dominant secularism which claims that faith and reason are irreconcilable, and that belief in a supernatural creator is the equivalent to believing in fairies at the bottom of the garden.
Though most people still say they believe in some kind of God, religious faith has become progressively more enfeebled and unable to resist the secular onslaught. . . .