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The God delusion

Author: Richard Dawkins
Publisher: London : Houghton and Mifflin, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A preeminent scientist?and the world's most prominent atheist?asserts the irrationality of belief in God and the grievous harm religion has inflicted on society, from the Crusades to 9/11. With rigor and wit, Dawkins examines God in all his forms, from the sex-obsessed tyrant of the Old Testament to the more benign (but still illogical) Celestial Watchmaker favored by some Enlightenment thinkers. He eviscerates the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dawkins, Richard, 1941-
God delusion.
London : Houghton and Mifflin, 2008
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Dawkins
ISBN: 0547348665 9780547348667
OCLC Number: 860826345
Awards: Shortlisted for British Book Awards: Book of the Year 2007.
Shortlisted for Independent Booksellers' Week Book of the Year Award: Adults' Book of the Year 2007.
Shortlisted for British Book Awards Book of the Year 2007.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1. A deeply religious non-believer --
2. The God hypothesis --
3. arguments for God's existence --
4. Why there almost certainly is no God --
5. The roots of religion --
6. The roots of morality: why are we good? --
7. The 'Good' book and the changing moral Zeitgeist.
Responsibility: Richard Dawkins.
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While Europe is secularized, the rise of religious fundamentalism, whether in the Middle East or Middle America, divides opinion around the world. This work attacks God in various forms, from the  Read more...

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