Tag Archive: religion

Mar 04

Book Donation ~ The Young Atheist’s Handbook by Alom Shaha

During December 2014, Ely Humanist Group members raised funds to purchase a hardback edition of The Young Atheist’s Handbook by Alom Shaha.   Chair, Colin Gunter presented the book to Ely Library during the group meeting on February 7th 2015 and it should now be available to borrow  from the Adult Non-fiction Religious section (211.809). …

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Oct 30

Book Review ~ What is Good? by A C Grayling

One of the best books examining the origins, history and evolution of humanist ideas is “What is Good?” by A C Grayling, Britain’s foremost humanist philosopher. Not always a light read, (Prof. Grayling doesn’t talk down to his readers), the author traces ideas of what it means to live a good life from Classical Greece, …

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Sep 14

The Tension Between Science And Religion – A Personal Perspective

Well, here we are, living on a rock orbiting the star we call the Sun. Our star is one of over a hundred billion stars in our galaxy, which we call the Milky Way. The Sun is located on one of the spiral arms about 26,000 light years from the centre of the galaxy. The …

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