“God’s Funeral”

Date:       Monday 21st Septmeber 2015, 7.30pm
Venue:    the back room of the Tiger Inn, Lairgate, Beverley, East Yorkshire, HU17 8JG
By the end of the 19th century, almost all the great writers and artists, and intellectuals had abanied Christianity, and many abandoned belief in God altogether. This was partly the result of scientific discovery, particularly the work […]

20th April 2015: Formal Debate: “This house believes there is No God”

According to the Bible, “The fool hath said in his heart, there is no God” (Psalm 14), but is there a rational argument for concluding that there is no God? The Hull and East Riding Humanist Group will be hosting its first formal debate on Monday 20th April 2015 at 7.30pm in the back room […]

26th May 2014: “Is Science Possible Without God?”

Are the claims of religion true? Is religious belief rational? The so-called ‘New Atheists’ like Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens would answer ‘No’; but this assumes there is a ‘neutral ground’ from which such claims can be objectively assessed. Some Christian apologetics argue that there is no such neutral ground and that notions such as […]