Atheism in Five Minutes - Teemu Taira

Atheism in Five Minutes - Teemu Taira

16. What Is Christian Atheism?

Atheism in Five Minutes - Teemu Taira

Gavin Hyman [+-]
University of Lancaster
Gavin Hyman is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion, University of Lancaster, UK. He has written widely on atheism and on the philosophy of religion more generally, including A Short History of Atheism (2010).


This chapter looks at the origins of the Christian atheism movement in the USA in the 1960s. It also looks at later variants, particularly Christian non-realism in the UK in the 1980s, as well as more recent usages of the term in a sociological context.

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Hyman, Gavin. 16. What Is Christian Atheism?. Atheism in Five Minutes. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 60-63 Oct 2022. ISBN 9781800502376. Date accessed: 25 Jun 2024 doi: 10.1558/equinox.43302. Oct 2022

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