Is Religion Irrational?
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Is Religion Irrational?

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If the New Atheists are to be believed, religious belief is not only dangerous and irrational, but just plain stupid. With increasingly intolerant polemic they are dismissing the views of religious people, and misconstruing them in the process. In this book, Keith Ward debunks the notion that rationality and intelligence are incompatible with belief in God, going through some of the main criticisms raised by the New Atheists (and their predecessors), for example: - Does God cause evil? - Is the universe intelligently designed? - Is God free? This book is essential reading for anyone interested in the current cultural war between atheism and belief.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 126 x 196 x 14mm | 199.58g
  • Lion Hudson Plc
  • Lion Books
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0745955401
  • 9780745955407
  • 538,307

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His outstanding chapter on revelation effortlessly weaves together his vast knowledge of different faiths. If philosophy is your bag and you are relaxed and comfortable with its language and conventions then this book could be for you. -- Peter Willis The Lanceshow more

About Keith Ward

Keith Ward is a fellow of the British Academy and Professional Research Fellow at Heythrop College, London. He was formerly Professor of Religion at King's College, London, Regius Professor of Divinity at Oxford, and a member of the Council of the Royal Institute of Philosophy. He is also a well-known broadcaster and author of over twenty books, including More than Matter? and Is Religion Irrational?show more

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