Category Archives: Apologetics

Stephen Hawking’s Sleight of Hand

In his 2010 book, The Grand Design, Stephen W. Hawking deftly composes a sentence of staggering, perhaps unparalleled, sleight-of-hand proportions. “Because there is a law such as gravity,” he writes, “the Universe can and will create itself from nothing. Spontaneous creation is the reason there is something rather than nothing, why the Universe exists, why […]

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Heaven…a fairy story? (Stephen Hawking vs. John Lennox)

Proposition from Professor Stephen Hawking (Theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology within the University of Cambridge) “Heaven is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark.” Response from John Lennox (Professor of mathematics at the University of Oxford, philosopher of science, and Christian apologist) “Atheism is a […]

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If There’s A God

The British TV series Dixon of Dock Green ran for an incredible 25 years. In 1990, the atheistic playwright behind it, Ted Willis, moved an amendment to the Broadcasting Bill in the British Houses of Parliament, hoping to pave the way for the presentation of humanism alongside Christianity on religious programmes on the BBC. Explaining […]

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