Atheism in decline
British philosopher Antony Flew, long renowned as ‘an intellectual ambassador of secular humanism’, has turned his back on atheism.
He says it is impossible for evolution to account for the fact that a single cell can carry more data than all the volumes of the Encyclopaedia Britannica.
The Washington Times reports ‘a growing consensus’ among philosophers, intellectuals and scholars that atheism is in decline worldwide. But this does not mean that ‘re-Christianization’ is occurring—instead Flew and others merely believe in some form of intelligence behind the design of the universe.
- The Washington Times, www.washtimes.com/world/20050303-115733-9519r, 9 March 2005.
It is one thing to believe in one god—but apart from Christ, no-one can be saved (Acts 4:12; James 2:19), and this is a deficiency of the Intelligent Design movement—see CMI’s views on the Intelligent Design Movement.