Can Atheists Reason in an Age of Unreason?

A Brief History of Reason in the West

What is there for an atheist to think about? Since atheists reject the existence of God, why should they think about anything in the first place? What’s the point of it all? There is no afterlife ‒ just darkness when we die. Christians can think about God because it can result in a better relationship with Him, the Creator of the Universe.

They can find fulfillment and meaning in that assurance. Atheists, Christians claim, have a more difficult time defending a…