The Way Home Podcast: Justin Brierly On the Decline of New Atheism

Today, we have Justin Brierley joining us on The Way Home podcast. Justin Brierley is a freelance writer, speaker, and broadcaster known for creating dialogues between Christians and non-Christians. Today, we discuss the origins and current decline of the New Atheist movement, as well as Justin’s new book, The Surprising Rebirth of Belief in God. If you’d like to learn more about the rise of pro-Christian sentiments in academic circles, as well as Justin’s ongoing work, then this episode is for you!

Show Notes

Justin Brierly Biography: Through creative use of podcast, radio, print, video and social media, Justin aims to showcase an intellectually compelling case for Christianity, while taking seriously the questions and objections of skeptics. Justin has worked in radio, podcast and video for over two decades. Until April 2023 he was Theology & Apologetics Editor for Premier Christian Radio, and hosted the Unbelievable? radio show and podcast as well as the Ask NT Wright Anything podcast. Justin was also editor of Premier Christianity magazine from 2014-2018, for which he continues to contribute articles.  He currently co-hosts the Re-Enchanting podcast for Seen & Unseen and is a guest presenter for the Maybe God podcast. His next book The Surprising Rebirth of Belief in God (Tyndale) will be published in Sep 2023. Justin is married to Lucy, a church minister in Surrey, and they have 4 amazing children – Noah, Grace, Jeremy and Toby. When he isn’t working in a professional capacity, you’ll find Justin involved in youth work and worship leading at church.

Guest’s Content: Re-Enchanting Podcast, Unbelievable?: Why After Ten Years of Talking with Atheists, I’m Still a Christian (2017), The Surprising Rebirth of Belief in God: Why New Atheism Grew Old and Secular Thinkers Are Considering Christianity Again(2023)

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