Is God a Delusion?: A Reply to Religion's Cultured Despisers

Is God a Delusion?: A Reply to Religion's Cultured Despisers By Eric Reitan, Is God a Delusion A Reply to Religion s Cultured Despisers Is God a Delusion addresses the philosophical underpinnings of the recent proliferation of popular books attacking religious beliefs Winner of CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title Award Focuses prim
  • Title: Is God a Delusion?: A Reply to Religion's Cultured Despisers
  • Author: Eric Reitan
  • ISBN: 9781405183628
  • Page: 360
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Is God a Delusion?: A Reply to Religion's Cultured Despisers By Eric Reitan, Is God a Delusion addresses the philosophical underpinnings of the recent proliferation of popular books attacking religious beliefs.Winner of CHOICE 2009 Outstanding Academic Title Award Focuses primarily on charges leveled by recent critics that belief in God is irrational and that its nature ferments violence Balances philosophical rigor and scholarly care with an engaIs God a Delusion addresses the philosophical underpinnings of the recent proliferation of popular books attacking religious beliefs.Winner of CHOICE 2009 Outstanding Academic Title Award Focuses primarily on charges leveled by recent critics that belief in God is irrational and that its nature ferments violence Balances philosophical rigor and scholarly care with an engaging, accessible style Offers a direct response to the crop of recent anti religion bestsellers currently generating considerable public discussion
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    1. Eric Reitan s Is God a Delusion is a great response to the so called new atheists Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, Christopher Hitchens, Daniel Dennett, and Victor Stenger In Is God a Delusion , Reitan argues that what the new atheists attack is largely a straw man the new atheists attacks are aimed primarily at fundamentalist forms of religions, and Reitan argues forcefully that fundamentalist religion is really superstition and is not true religion at all.The superstitious fundamentalists worship [...]


    2. Over the last few years there have been many strident angry attacks on religions and belief in God Richard Dawkins in The God Delusion is a manifestation of a trend to view theistic religious belief as irrational and inherently evil Many within powerful religious organisations of our day have been almost as vitriolic in their rebuttals of the new atheists.This book is a powerful argument, rich in profound insight, and deep scholarship that points to a balanced position between the two extremes [...]


    3. So why is your booky bud reading THIS And don t worry, this is a liberal of course academic type DEFENDING belief So what s with Mark Conversation at social gathering Oh, he s a SCIentist cue the clinking glasses and rolling eyes It s just HIM, you know Yes, this is kind of schoolish stuff, and you don t need it if you are devout and secure not like me This professor from Oklahoma State is not a snarling atheist or a screechy preacher He talks about those people, but this is calm Yes, reasonable [...]


    4. The author of this book uses philosophical arguments to poke holes in the aggressive atheists case against God He focuses particularly on Richard Dawkins and his book The God Delusion He pretty much eats Dawkins for lunch as far as I m concerned Particularly effecting is his explication of the simple question, Why is there something rather than nothing Why indeed Unfortunately Reitan spends part of one chapter to explain why structured religious denominations that put stock in the concept of aut [...]


    5. his specific arguments against new atheists areOK, but his liberal presuppositions shine through, and that may actually be the strong point of this book, as many people would agree with him contra the Brites crowd if this were widely read but he is trenchantly on the Low Christology religious Left.


    6. From LisaA philosophically sophisticated defense of theistic religion, responding to arguments of New Atheists like Richard Dawkins, Dan Dennett, Sam Harris, and Christopher Hitchens


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