God and the New Atheism: A Critical Response to Dawkins, Harris, and Hitchens (Google eBook)

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Westminster John Knox Press, Feb 15, 2008 - 156 pages
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In God and the New Atheism, a world expert on science and theology gives clear, concise, and compelling answers to the charges against religion laid out in recent best-selling books by Richard Dawkins (The God Delusion), Sam Harris (The End of Faith), and Christopher Hitchens (God Is Not Great). For some, these "new atheists" appear to say extremely well what they believe to be wrong with religion. But, as John Haught shows, the treatment of religion in these books is riddled with logical inconsistencies, shallow misconceptions, and crude generalizations. Can God really be dismissed as a mere delusion? Is faith really the enemy of reason? And does religion really poison everything? God and the New Atheism offers a much-needed antidote to the extremist claims of scientific fundamentalism. This provocative and accessible little book will enable readers to see through the rhetorical fog of this recent phenomenon and come to a clearer understanding of the issues at stake in this crucial debate.
  

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Review: God and the New Atheism: A Critical Response to Dawkins, Harris, and Hitchens

User Review  - Seth - Goodreads

I bought this book on the recommendation of a religious biologist, and I decided that since I'd already read most of the books that Haught critique it'd be good to read his rebuttal in the interest of ... Read full review

Review: God and the New Atheism: A Critical Response to Dawkins, Harris, and Hitchens

User Review  - Adam - Goodreads

Better in concept than execution I think. Well laid out, if a bit repetitive. Does a good job of pointing out some logical fallacies of the "new atheist" stance, but doesn't go far enough in replacing ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

John F. Haught is Distinguished Research Professor of Theology at Georgetown University. His area of specialization is systematic theology with particular interest in issues pertaining to science, evolution and religion.

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