The Christian delusion

why faith fails
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Prometheus Books , Amherst, N.Y
Statement[edited] by John W. Loftus
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LC ClassificationsBL2775.3 .C47 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL24490423M
ISBN 139781616141684
LC Control Number2009050906
OCLC/WorldCa466343467

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Welcome to the official companion website for The Christian Delusion: Why The Christian delusion book Fails, edited by John W. Loftus, and published by Prometheus fifteen chapters by nine authors this new anthology challenges the very rationality of the Christian faith.

Author: John W. Loftus; Publisher: Prometheus Books ISBN: Category: Religion Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» In this successor to his critically acclaimed anthology, The Christian Delusion: Why Faith Fails, a former minister and now leading atheist spokesperson has assembled a stellar group of respected scholars to continue the critique of Christianity begun in the first volume.

In this anthology of recent criticisms aimed at the reasonableness of Christian belief, a former evangelical minister and apologist, author of the critically acclaimed Why I Became an Atheist, has assembled fifteen outstanding articles by leading skeptics, expanding on themes introduced in his first book.

Central is a defense of his "outsider test of faith," arguing that believers should test 4/5(5). The middle section of the book is the better part - he provides some evidence that the traditional list of examples that atheists typically come up with from Christian history to show how irrational and bigoted Christians have always been are largely fictitious or not particular to Christians - for example the famous burning of the library at /5().

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Why I Am Not a Christian (WNC) Science Education in the Early Roman Empire (SEERE) The Scientist in the Early Roman Empire (SERE) The Christian Delusion (TCD) The End of Christianity (TEC) Christianity Is Not Great (CNG) Not the Impossible Faith (NIF) The Empty Tomb (TET) Resurrection: Faith or Fact.

(RES) •. Collectively, these articles reveal that popular Christian beliefs tend to rely on ignorance of the facts. Drawing together experts in diverse fields, including Hector Avalos, Richard Carrier, David Eller, and Robert Price, this book deals a powerful blow against Christian : Prometheus Books.

This book has been compared with Frank Peretti's Piercing the Darkness and This Present Darkness, but while both treat the spiritual and the physical world, The Delusion is a novel aimed more at teenagers and young people/5.

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A series of interesting essays by fantastic authors that support the main thesis of the book, that Christianity is a Reviews:   *This statement was filmed and uploaded to editor added a response from the Christian apologist Ravi Zacharias.

Work Cited: Dawkins, R. The GodNY: Mariner Books. The Christian Delusion, however, is something different.

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Every argument in support of religion has been been shown to be inconclusive or generally false, yet religion persists, of course. Search for "The Christian Delusion" Books in the Search Form now, Download or Read Books for FREE, just by Creating an Account to enter our library.

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It even takes down recent attempts to use Bayes' Theorem to argue for the resurrection, and it. The Delusion tackles a myriad of weighty, hot-button issues—teen suicide, sexual abuse, mental illness, the occult, prescription drug abuse, and promiscuity—perhaps too many to successfully handle in one book.

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Everyone wants power and everyone is in a constant duplicitous game to gain more power at the expense of others, according to Greene, a screenwriter and former editor at Esquire (Elffers, a book packager, designed the volume, with its attractive marginalia).

Drawing together experts in diverse fields, including Hector Avalos, Richard Carrier, David Eller, and Robert Price, The Christian Delusion deals a powerful blow against Christian faith. Comment "I'm quoted in this book as saying that treating the arguments. Christian Bookseller's Covention Book of the Year Award winner.

World-renowned scientist Richard Dawkins writes in The God Delusion: 'If this book works as I intend, religious readers who open it will be atheists when they put it down.' The volume has received wide coverage, fueled much passionate debate and caused not a little : InterVarsity Press.

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Chapters 1 and 10 top and tail the book by explaining, in their different ways, how a proper understanding of the magnificence of the real world, while never becoming a religion, can fill the 4 T H E GOD DELUSION terrible and frightening label.

Chapter 9 quotes the comedian Julia.In this anthology of recent criticisms aimed at the reasonableness of Christian belief, a former evangelical minister and apologist, author of the critically acclaimed Why I Became an Atheist, has assembled fifteen outstanding articles by leading skeptics, expanding on themes introduced in his first book.

Central is a defense of his "outsider test of faith," arguing that believers should test.