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The God Argument: The Case Against Religion and for Humanism Paperback – 1 Mar 2014

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  • Paperback: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Paperbacks; 1 edition (1 March 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1408837439
  • ISBN-13: 978-1408837436
  • Product Dimensions: 19.7 x 1.8 x 14.2 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 200 g
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 75,551 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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A lucid, informative and admirably accessible account of the atheist-secular-humanist position (New Statesman)

Precise and incisive . Mr Grayling is a talented apologist. His brand of humanism comes across as sensible, reasonable and characterized by generosity of spirit that is often absent from religious structures, many of which involve compiling lists of what is forbidden and dreaming up creatively horrendous punishments for those who fall short (Economist)

A calm and intelligent look at different religions and their various arguments for the existence of their gods (Daily Mail)

Grayling writes with clarity, elegance and the occasional aphoristic twist ... straight alpha material (Independent on Towards The Light)

There is an immense depth of human wisdom on display here, and five minutes with any passage will have you contemplating all day (Independent on The Good Book)

Undeniably thought-provoking (The Sunday Times)

Professor Grayling himself neatly exemplifies the values of calm rationality which are at the heart of Stoicism, and which influenced early Christian thought (Church Times)

Debunks the teleological, ontological and cosmological arguments employed throughout Christendom for the literal existence of God . Those looking for a succinct analysis of these centuries old debates will appreciate Grayling's insights (Washington Post)

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The first book to deal with all the arguments against religion and, equally important, to put forward an alternative - humanism

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