01 Apr 2020

Category: Agnosticism

Agnosticism

God: The Case Against 

God: The Case Against examines the reasons why religious belief has such a strong hold on so large a section of humanity. It attempts to show that the reasons are inadequate. In particular, God and the idea of a life after death are examined and…

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God: A New Biography 

In this elegant new book, the sequel to his earlier, much praised treatment of the Devil, Philip Almond reveals that – whether in Judaism, Christianity or Islam – God is seen to be at once utterly beyond our world yet at the same earnestly desiring…

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Objecting to God 

The growth of science and a correspondingly scientific way of looking at evidence have for the last three centuries slowly been gaining ground over religious explanations of the cosmos and mankind’s place in it. However, not only is secularism now under renewed attack from religious…

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The Big Questions: God 

The Big Questions series is designed to let renowned experts address the 20 most fundamental and frequently asked questions of a major branch of science or philosophy. Each 3000-word essay simply and concisely examines a question that has eternally perplexed enquiring minds, and provides answers…

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Spiritual Atheism 

Over the last 160 years, a great dilemma has been hatching out of Western spiritual consciousness. In our modern existence, we have lost faith in the traditional routes by which human beings have come to experience the Divine, and an acceptance of oneself as having…

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The New Atheist Denial of History 

This compact, forcefully argued work calls Sam Harris, Richard Dawkins, Steven Pinker, and the rest of the so-called ‘New Atheists’ to account for failing to take seriously the historical record to which they so freely appeal when attacking religion. The popularity of such books as…

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A Dictionary of Gnosticism 

A Dictionary of Gnosticism is a scholarly yet accessible guide that covers the people, mythology, movements, scripture, and technical terms related to this pre-Christian Western religion. It contains nearly 1700 entries, from Aachiaram, an angel in the ‘Secret Book of John to Zostrianos’, a third-century…