The early Christians debated the Greco-Roman materialists but also the religious Gnostics of their day.
Actually, Christians don’t ask, “Where do your morals come from?” in order to call atheists evil.
Dr. Keas explains, among things, the role that Venus with its phases, like those of our Moon, played in advancing astronomy into the modern age.
A listener says he is not an atheist, but an agnostic, and evidently a searcher.
A less class-bound kind of protectiveness was shown to Darwin in the United States by Professor Asa Gray of Harvard University.