Religion for Atheists: A Non-believer's Guide to the Uses of Religion
What if religions are neither all true nor all nonsense? The long-running and often boring debate between fundamentalist believers and non-believers is finally moved forward by Alain de Botton's inspiring new book, which boldly argues that the supernatural claims of religion are entirely falseóbut that it still has some very important things to teach the secular world.
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Review: Religion for Atheists: A Non-believer's Guide to the Uses of ReligionUser Review - Danny Abramowicz - Goodreads
I can think of no atheist writer whose approach embodies as tremendous a generosity of spirit as Alain de Botton's does. I have read several of his books and this ranks as my favorite. His writing is ... Read full review
Review: Religion for Atheists: A Non-believer's Guide to the Uses of ReligionUser Review - Steve Wiggins - Goodreads
What a refreshing book! Not an angry atheist, de Botton is a rare rationalist who recognizes that religion isn't all bad. No wonder so many people were angry about this book. I have further comments about it on my blog: Sects and Violence in the Ancient World. Read full review