The high tide of "new atheism" may have passed, the archbishop of Canterbury has said in his Easter sermon. Rowan Williams said the atheism v religion debate appeared to be moving on from what he called "a pointless stalemate".
years have seen so many high-profile assaults on the alleged evils of
religion that we've almost become used to them; we sigh and pass on,
wishing that we could have a bit more of a sensible debate and a bit
less hysteria. But there are a few signs that the climate is shifting
ever so slightly," he said at Canterbury cathedral.
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