Dear Adam: Discussions with a Budding Atheist: Discussions with a budding Atheist

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Dogma: It's not just for religion anymore ... There is no organization or semblance of men that is not due for a bit of criticism. It is the atheist's turn. In engaging and easy-to-read prose, Jeffrey J. Hardy re-opens the books to expose the unsubstantiated rumors, opinions, and outright fabrications that have become the foundational dogma of neo-atheistic thought ... and rattles the ignorance and biases of a few believers as well.

Topics include: The "identity" of atheism; The...

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Overview

Dogma: It's not just for religion anymore ... There is no organization or semblance of men that is not due for a bit of criticism. It is the atheist's turn. In engaging and easy-to-read prose, Jeffrey J. Hardy re-opens the books to expose the unsubstantiated rumors, opinions, and outright fabrications that have become the foundational dogma of neo-atheistic thought ... and rattles the ignorance and biases of a few believers as well.

Topics include: The "identity" of atheism; The "Religion as Evil Hypothesis"; The real reason for The Crusades; The Curse of Constantine and The Inquisitions; Is religion really responsible for more wars?; Slavery and Scripture; The Theory of Evolution and faith; Is God amoral?; and The Problem of Evil.

Ideal for atheists and believers alike, Hardy carves these often heavy and unapproachable topics into bite-sized chunks to walk the reader through an overview of the facts and figures, but delivers plenty of notes and references for those who want to begin a more extensive journey of discovery across a rich historical landscape covering thousands of years. Ultimately, this book brings us closer to our own collective history of reason, faith, science, and philosophy by introducing us to the people who have been pursuing the truth since the dawn of recorded time.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781466295896
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/1/2011
  • Pages: 178
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.38 (d)

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