The New Atheists Paperback
The Twilight of Reason & the War on Religion
by Tina Beattie;
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The New Atheists
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In this lively and provocative contribution to the debate the leading British feminist theologian, Tina Beattie, argues that the threat of religious fanaticism is mirrored by a no less virulent and ignorant secular fanaticism which has taken hold of the intellectual classes in Britain and America. Its High Priest is Richard Dawkins, author of The God Delusion, but its disciples and acolytes include well-known public figures such as philosophers Sam Harris, Daniel Dennett and A C Grayling, journalists Christopher Hitchens and Polly Toynbee, and novelists Martin Amis and Ian McEwan.
Theologians such as Alister McGrath and Keith Ward have defended the rationality of Christian beliefs about God, but both sides neglect wider questions about faith, science, power and justice in a postmodern world, which impinge deeply on all our lives.
The New Atheists calls for a more wide-ranging and creative dialogue across religious and cultural boundaries. It will intrigue every open-minded reader, believer or non-believer.
The New Atheists by Tina Beattie was published by Darton Longman & Todd in October 2007 and is our 31570th best seller. The ISBN for The New Atheists is 9780232527124.
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|Author / Artist||Tina Beattie|
|Publisher||Darton Longman & Todd (October 2007)|
|Number of Pages||208|
|Page last updated||2nd October 2017|