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The new Atheism

Victor J. Stenger

The new Atheism

standing up for science and reason

by Victor J. Stenger

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Published by Prometheus Books in Amherst, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Atheism,
  • Religion,
  • Christianity and atheism,
  • Religion and science

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBy Victor J. Stenger.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL2747.3 .S737 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23235260M
    ISBN 109781591027515
    LC Control Number2009019129
    OCLC/WorldCa318872895

    The term new atheism has been given to the recent barrage of bestselling books written by Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, Daniel Dennett, Christopher Hitchens, and others. These books and their authors have had a significant media presence and have only grown in popularity over the years. This book brings together scholars from religious studies, science, sociology of religion, sociology of. Predictably, their works have been controversial and attracted a good deal of critical this new book, Victor J. Stenger, whose God: The Failed Hypothesis was on the New York Times bestseller list in , reviews and expands upon the principles of New Atheism and answers many of its : Prometheus.

      Buy a cheap copy of Answering the New Atheism: Dismantling book by Scott Hahn. An important new work from Dr. Scott Hahn and Benjamin Wiker The essential book for dismantling Richard Dawkins atheistic agenda. Scott Hahn and Benjamin Wiker Free shipping over $/5(5).   He is the author of several books including, Answering the New Atheism: Dismantling Dawkins’ Case Against God (co-authored with Scott Hahn), Moral Darwinism: How We Became Hedonists, A Meaningful World: How the Arts and Sciences Reveal the Genius of Nature (co-authored with Jonathan Witt), The Mystery of the Periodic Table, and Architects of Pages:

    Recent books by, among others, Sam Harris, Richard Dawkins, and Christopher Hitchens have thrust atheism firmly into the popular, media, and academic spotlight. This so-called New Atheism is arguably the most striking development in western socio-religious culture of the past decade or more. As such, it has spurred fertile (and often heated) discussions both within, and between, a diverse Reviews: 1.   “Atheisms” is a more precise concept, as the philosopher John Gray demonstrates in his new book, “Seven Types of Atheism” (Farrar, Straus & .


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God and the new atheism by John F. Haught, Decem The new Atheism book, Westminster John Knox Press edition, Paperback in EnglishPages:   As readable and humorous as it is rigorously reasoned, Answering the New Atheism is the best antidote in the marketplace for Dawkinitis." -- Roy Abraham Varghese, Co-author with Antony Flew of There Is a God: How the World's Most Notorious Atheist changed His Mind, a book /5().

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out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. $ # Letter to a Christian Nation. The New Atheism – as represented by Richard Dawkins The new Atheism book Christopher Hitchens – that has flourished since 9/11 tends to equate religion with fundamentalism.

A more nuanced examination of. This book examines the misuse of history in New Atheism and militant anti-religion. It looks at how episodes such as the Witch-hunt, the Inquisition, and the Holocaust are mythologized to present religion as inescapably prone to violence and discrimination, whilst the darker side of atheist history, such as its involvement in Stalinism, is : Palgrave Macmillan.

Contrary to the book’s subtitle, the “atheist revolution” was not sparked by this cocktail-fuelled pre-dinner round of chat and backslapping, which took place in New Atheism’s. The New Atheists are authors of early twenty-first century books promoting atheism. These authors include Sam Harris, Richard Dawkins, Daniel Dennett, and Christopher Hitchens.

The “New Atheist” label for these critics of religion and religious belief emerged out of journalistic commentary on the contents and impacts of their books.

In what may be his best book to date, Victor Stenger (Professor Emeritus of Physics) provides a much needed summary, elaboration, and defense of the main theses of the so-called “New Atheists” (NAs), known for their widely-publicized, unrelenting, and passionate critiques of theism and religion in general.

In “The New Atheism”, physicist Victor Stenger performs a literary review of his own books of atheism as well as the works of Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, Christopher Hitchens, Daniel Dennet. As such, the book mainly consists of summaries of arguments that are already in the public sphere, rather than any new information/5.

And the movement was called the New Atheism. At the time, Harris, who was actually the first to publish, with his book The End of Faith, was unquestionably the junior partner. The others had. According to the New Atheists, to quote Christopher Hitchens, religion “poisons everything.” But with Al-Qaeda and ISIS in retreat and a generation coming of age that can’t remember 9/11, the New Atheism movement is out of tracks to run.

"The New Atheism needs a clear-headed, straightforward analysis. Atheism Remix does this, and does it well. Al Mohler is clear and concise in his critique, and the readability of this book makes it accessible to a wide audience. This is a fine introduction and overview of the self-proclaimed 'Four Horsemen' of s: This book examines the misuse of history in New Atheism and militant anti-religion.

It looks at how episodes such as the Witch-hunt, the Inquisition, and the Holocaust are mythologized to present religion as inescapably prone to violence and discrimination, whilst the darker side of atheist history, such as its involvement in Stalinism, is denied/5(2).

Question: "What is the New Atheism?" Answer: The early 21st century has seen secularism and atheism promoted throughout the Western world with an ever-increasing vigor and militancy. This has led to the emergence of the “new atheists,” notable members of which include best-selling authors such as Sam Harris, Daniel Dennett, Richard Dawkins, and Christopher Hitchens.

Unfortunately, most New Atheist stuff is closer to Coyne’s book in value rather than to these other books. For example, what is probably the best-known New Atheist book, Richard Dawkins’ The God Delusion, is a step or two up from Coyne, but not as good as Dennett, say.

The book is subtitled "A Refutation of the New Atheism", but Feser can't be bothered addressing, or even quoting, the claims made by the.) I've added a star for the chapters that give an overview of Plato's, Aristotle's, and Aquinas's ideas.

Answering the New Atheism book. Read 24 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The essential book for dismantling Richard Dawkins' athei /5. Dr. Michael Jones is writing a book about the History of Logos and the Logos of History.

In this interview he discusses a portion of that book that appears in the October issue of Culture Wars magazine. He addresses the role evolution played in the rise of the new atheism, especially with th.

That explains why Edward Feser in his book, subtitled “A Refutation of the New Atheism,” spends as much of his book criticizing David Hume’s denial of efficient causality as he does in addressing the work of Richard Dawkins, whom Feser identifies as the “house philosopher of the other New Atheists” (p.

Answering The New Atheism Dawkins Dismantled. An Interview with Scott Hahn and Benjamin Wiker. Emmaus Road’s upcoming release critiques in detail Richard Dawkins’ bestselling book, The God Answering the New Atheism: Dawkins Dismantled, coauthors Scott Hahn and Benjamin Wiker reveal the inconsistencies, factual errors, and faulty logic of Dawkins atheistic secularism.

God and the New Atheism offers a much-needed antidote to the extremist claims of scientific fundamentalism. This provocative and accessible little book will enable readers to see through the rhetorical fog of this recent phenomenon and come to a clearer understanding of the issues at stake in this crucial : John Haught.New Atheism.

Of these three, Wolf in his Wired article crowned Dawkins "the leading light of the New Atheism movement." 6. Ronald Aronson remarked in The Nation (J ): "The most remarkable fact is not their books themselves—blunt, no-holds-barred attacks on.