Ariane Sherine, The Atheist’s Guide to Christmas and a Double Whammy Besmirchment of and Compliment to Christianity

If there were no God, there would be no atheists —G. K. Chesterton (Where All Roads Lead, 1922) Where would Dawkins be without Jesus’s extraordinary impact on the Western world? Quite a bit poorer, for one thing —John Cornwell (The Times, 9-1-07):