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All articles by John Blanchard

John Blanchard is an international conference speaker, teacher and preacher, and a best-selling author of books and booklets on the Christian faith, including Ultimate Questions (EP Books).

Has science got rid of God?

Article

December 2004
Scientific (including creation)

Has science got rid of God?

Speaking on BBC television, atheist Richard Dawkins claimed, 'I think science really has fulfilled the need that religion did in the past, of explaining things, explaining why we are here, what is the origin of life, where did the world come from, what life is all about'. He is mistaken. The fact is that…

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No grapes, no nuts

Article

August 2004
Evangelistic

No grapes, no nuts

Christian Science (officially, the Church of Christ, Scientist) is a rather 'quiet' organisation that rarely hits the headlines. It is of interest, however, because of its apparent claim to link science and Christianity. But like the American breakfast cereal 'Grape Nuts', which contains neither grapes nor nuts, Christian Science it is neither Christian nor…

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Why believe the Bible?

Article

December 2003
Evangelistic

Why believe the Bible?

Here we go again! Cards and crackers, parties and presents, feasting and fun, mistletoe and make-believe, turkey with all the trimmings and decorations soon to become debris - it must be Christmas! The build-up seems to begin earlier every year. By the early days of December the Christmas juggernaut is on auto-pilot. It sweeps…

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Article

December 2002
Articles > Scientific (including creation)

Evolution: fact or fiction?

The British biologist Sir Julian Huxley, the first Director of UNESCO, once claimed, 'Evolution is the most powerful and the most comprehensive idea that has ever arisen on earth'. On another occasion he argued: 'It is essential for evolution to become the central core of any educational system, because it is evolution, in the…

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December 2001
Articles > Evangelistic

Where was God?

Whatever happens in the next ninety-eight years, 11 September 2001 will have a lasting place in the history of the twenty-first century. As we all know, it was the day on which religious fanatics crashed two hijacked commercial airliners into the twin towers of New York's World Trade Centre and another into the Pentagon,…

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December 2001
Articles > Guest column

Guest Column – Atheism, a breath of fresh air?

In an opinion poll taken in Britain a few months ago, 38% of those interviewed said they were 'not religious'. Other surveys show that about one-half of these would go further and say that they were atheists. To some people atheism seems like a breath of fresh air. After all, if God does not…

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April 2000
Articles > Evangelistic

Are We Wrong to have Rights

Christian Ministries evangelist John Blanchard has written a major treatment of the subjects of atheism and agnosticism. His intention is to help Christians cope with the rising tide of scepticism in today's society. The result is a 656-page hardback, Does God Believe in Atheists? which Evangelical Press has already called its 'Book of the…

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