The Little Book of Atheist Spirituality
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The Little Book of Atheist Spirituality

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The perfect antidote to the fiery rhetoric that dominates our current national debate over religion, The Little Book of Atheist Spirituality is the ideal companion to such bestsellers as The God Delusion and God Is Not Great. I n this inspiring book, bestselling author and philosopher André Comte-Sponville offers a new perspective on the question of God's existence, acknowledging the good that has come of religion while advocating tolerance from both believers and non-believers. Through clear, concise, and often humorous prose, Comte-Sponville offers a convincing appeal for a new form of spiritual life?one that at its heart celebrates the human need to connect to one another and the universe.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 212 pages
  • 127 x 177.8 x 17.78mm | 204.12g
  • The Penguin Press
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0143114433
  • 9780143114437
  • 185,409

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a A wonderful book . . . offers a generosity of spirit, communion and wisdom.a
a"The Washington Post"
a A truly inspiring essay . . . An uplifting and timely tribute to Godless spirituality.a
aAyaan Hirsi Ali, author of "The New York Times" bestseller "Infidel"
a At last, a book that takes the current atheist/believer debate to a much higher, more humane level than any other we know.a
aThomas Cathart and Daniel Klein, authors of "Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar"
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About Andre Comte-Sponville

André Comte-Sponville is one of France's preeminent contemporary philosophers. Previously a professor at the Sorbonne, he is the author of The Little Book of Atheist Spirituality and A Small Treatise on the Great Virtues, an international bestseller that has been translated into 25 languages. He lives in Paris. Nancy Huston is the author of numerous works of fiction and nonfiction, including the critically acclaimed Fault Lines, which won France's Prix Femina and was shortlisted for the Orange Prize. She has also won the Prix Goncourt des Lycéen, the Prix du Livre-Inter, the Prix Elle, and the Governor General's Award for Fiction in French. A former resident of Calgary and New Hampshire, she now lives in Paris.
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