Tag Archives: Enlightenment

The Enlightenment Still Wins

by | September 14, 2019

By James Haught James Haught is editor of West Virginia’s largest newspaper, The Charleston Gazette, and a senior editor of Free Inquiry. He is 87-years-old and would like to help secular causes more. This series is a way of giving back, as he opens in No Qualms (Ed., published on 2018, July 18, i.e., when he was 86), “I’m quite aware… Read more »

Weekly Update: to

by | May 26, 2018

Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 19-May-2018 to 25-May-2018.

The Christian Re-write of Mediaeval History

by | February 22, 2014

It seems that a few years ago a couple of authors (Jaki, Stark) released books declaring that Christianity gave rise to modern science and medicine via the dedicated work of monks (Bacon, Aquinus) during the Middle Ages. This certainly wasn’t the history I was taught. I learned that the ancients, over thousands of years, had… Read more »