The Curious Origin of the Word ‘Atheism’


By Dr Oliver Tearle

Where does the word ‘atheism’ come from, and what does it mean? The origins of the term atheism are at once straightforward and complex, and the meaning of the word is often misconstrued – or, in some cases, only half-construed.

So let’s take a closer look at the etymology of the word, as well as what it means. Continue reading “The Curious Origin of the Word ‘Atheism’”