Atheism Explained

Atheism Explained

From Folly to Philosophy

eBook - 2008
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Atheism Explained explores the claims made both for and against the existence of God. On the pro side: that the wonders of the world can only be explained by an intelligent creator; that the universe had to start somewhere; telepathy, out-of-body experiences, and other paranormal phenomena demonstrate the existence of a spirit world; and that those who experience God directly provide evidence as real as any physical finding. After disputing these arguments through calm, careful criticism, author David Ramsay Steele presents the reasons why God cannot exist: monstrous, appalling evils; the impossibility of omniscience; and the senseless concept that God is a thinking mind without a brain. He also explores controversial topics such as Intelligent Design, the power of prayer, religion without God, and whether a belief in God makes people happier and healthier. Steele's rational, easy-to-understand prose helps readers form their own conclusions about this eternally thorny topic.
Publisher: [United States] : Open Court : Made available through hoopla, 2008.
ISBN: 0812697030
9780812697032
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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Jul 14, 2011

Awesome read! More absurdities exposed in a clear and readable manner! Quite a broad range of topics too, with God's usual mass murder and destruction! How long must we constantly appease angry gods with blood? Gotta take a look at this one!

Nonfyction Jul 09, 2010

The case for atheism explained clearly and concisely. Arguments for and against. Very interesting reading.

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