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Jacques BerlinerblauOnly a modern theologian could interpret the middle finger that the New Atheists have raised to religion and religious believers as an invitation to dialogue. No matter how provocatively or condescendingly such authors as Christopher Hitchens, Sam Harris, Richard Dawkins and Daniel Dennett may state their case against faith, today's religious intellectuals remain eager to engage them in conversation, to assess their arguments and to set them back on the Right Path. The desire for a heart-to-heart chat with these Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse is on display in Michael Novak's No One Sees God, the latest entry in the category of Atheist Versus Theist Lit. While not without shortcomings, Novak's book is among the best of the genre; it is erudite, sincere and rendered in clear and accessible prose. This is the work of an older and wiser thinker, one who has understood that most painfully achieved axiom of Western civilization: In religious disputation, invective achieves absolutely nothing.
—The Washington Post