If you have ever wanted a book that
specifically counters and refutes modern atheist attacks on belief
in God, this is the book for you. It is not a general apologetics
book, but rather responds point by point to the attacks on faith by
Richard Dawkins and Sam Harris. Chamberlain begins by presenting the
views and attacks of Dawkins and Harris. The seven challenges he
discusses are: (1) religion breeds violence, (2) religion is
irrational and lacks evidence for its claims; (3) religion is
anti-scientific; (4) biblical morality is appalling and promotes
violence; (5) religious teaching of an afterlife is scandalous and
dangerous; (6) religion engenders intolerance and exclusivity; (7)
religion leads believers to impose religious teachings on others.
Why People Don’t Believe
by Paul Chamberlain
Baker Books, 2011, 172 pages, $14.99 (paperback), ISBN-13: 978-0-8010-1377-5
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