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Atheism explained : from folly to philosophy

Author: David Ramsay Steele
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Open Court, ©2008.
Series: Ideas explained series, 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Explains and evaluates the principal rationale for and against belief in God, and argues in favor of atheism"--Provided by publisher.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Ramsay Steele
ISBN: 9780812696370 0812696379
OCLC Number: 175289944
Description: xiii, 318 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: One kind of God- and a few alternatives --
Religion can do without God --
Paley's challenge to atheism and Darwin's answer --
The objections to Darwinism --
Did someone set the dial? --
Does God explain why anything exists? --
Can we prove God exists by pure logic? --
Do we get our morals from God? --
Can we know God directly? --
Faith doesn't have a prayer --
The Holy Bible isn't wholly reliable --
Did God compose the Quran? --
How to prove a negative --
Vast evil shows there is no God --
Can human free will explain why God allows vast evil? --
Can God be a person? --
What God can't do and what God can't know --
Is there a spirit world? --
Atheism is irresistible --
Disillusioned and happy.
Series Title: Ideas explained series, 5.
Responsibility: David Ramsay Steele.
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