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Seven types of atheism

Author: John Gray
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First American editionView all editions and formats
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The public debate on atheism is often corroded by a shrill, narrow derision of religion in the name of an often vaguely understood 'science.' Gray provides a stimulating description of the complex world of older atheisms; a tradition that is, he writes, in many ways intertwined with and as rich as religion itself. He explores a spectrum that ranges from the convictions of 'God-haters' to the search for truth in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Gray
ISBN: 9780374261092 0374261091 9781250234780 1250234786
OCLC Number: 1019949622
Description: vi, 170 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction : how to be an atheist --
The new atheism : a nineteenth-century orthodoxy --
Secular humanism, a sacred relic --
A strange faith in science --
Atheism, gnosticism and modern political religion --
God-haters --
Atheism without progress --
The atheism of silence --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: John Gray.

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The public debate on atheism is often corroded by a shrill, narrow derision of religion in the name of an often vaguely understood 'science.' Gray provides a stimulating description of the complex world of older atheisms; a tradition that is, he writes, in many ways intertwined with and as rich as religion itself. He explores a spectrum that ranges from the convictions of 'God-haters' to the search for truth in mathematics, to secular political religions like Jacobinism and Nazism. In exploring the questions of salvation, purpose, progress, and evil, Gray sheds light on what it is to be human. -- adapted from jacket

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