Daily Archives: February 13, 2021

How to be an Atheist in Medieval Europe…


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Date: February 13, 2021

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“Alec Ryrie takes a tour of medieval unbelief, showing why some believed that God was being used to swindle and manipulate them.

A lecture by Professor Alec Ryrie, Gresham Professor of Divinity 27 September 2018

https://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/atheist-medieval-europe

There was no intellectually sophisticated or articulate ‘atheism’ in the Middle Ages, but there was plenty of raw scepticism and incredulity. Church courts regularly heard blasphemy cases which went as far as outright denial of God.

This lecture will take a tour of medieval unbelief, showing how and why some medieval people defied the powerful orthodoxies of their day: fired not by intellectual or philosophical doubts but by suspicion that ‘God’ was being used to swindle and manipulate them.

Gresham College has been giving free public lectures since 1597. This tradition continues today with all of our five or so public lectures a week being made available for free download from our website. There are currently over 2,000 lectures free to access or download from the website.”

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Bernie Sanders Grills Troll Army Leader Neera Tanden…

Date: February 13, 2021

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“Status Coup’s Jordan Chariton reports on Chairman Sanders’ grilling Center for American Progress’ Neera Tanden during her confirmation hearing as OMB nominee. Sanders presses her on disparaging comments made against republicans, himself, and others and money ties with CAP and how that might impact her decision making. But Sanders doesn’t go far enough. SUBSCRIBE to this channel and text Coup to 370370 so you’re notified when we go live!”

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