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Atheism : the case against God

Author: George H Smith
Publisher: Buffalo, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 1979.
Series: Skeptic's bookshelf.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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The author sets out to demolish what he considers the most widespread and destructive of all th emyths devised by man, the concept of a supreme being. With painstaking scholarship and rigorous arguments, he examines, dissects and refutes the myriad "proofs" offered by theists -- the defenses of sophisticated, professional theologians as well as the average religious layman. He explores the historical and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Controversial literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Smith, George H., 1949-
Atheism.
Buffalo, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 1979
(OCoLC)558202207
Online version:
Smith, George H., 1949-
Atheism.
Buffalo, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 1979
(OCoLC)607860000
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George H Smith
ISBN: 087975124X 9780879751241
OCLC Number: 5884891
Description: xii, 355 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Atheism and God --
Reason, faith and revelation --
The arguments for God --
God: the practical consequences.
Series Title: Skeptic's bookshelf.
Responsibility: by George H. Smith.

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The author sets out to demolish what he considers the most widespread and destructive of all th emyths devised by man, the concept of a supreme being. With painstaking scholarship and rigorous arguments, he examines, dissects and refutes the myriad "proofs" offered by theists -- the defenses of sophisticated, professional theologians as well as the average religious layman. He explores the historical and psychological havoc wrought by religion in general -- and concludes that religious belief cannot have any place in the life of modern, rational man. THIS BOOK DOES NOT REFLECT THE VIEWS OF THIS COLLEGE AND ITS LIBRARY.

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