The Devil's Delusion: Atheism and Its Scientific Pretensions
Militant atheism is on the rise. In recent years Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, Daniel Dennett, and Christopher Hitchens have produced a steady stream of best-selling books denigrating religious belief. These authors are merely the leading edge of a larger movement that includes much of the scientific community.
In response, mathematician David Berlinski, himself a secular Jew, delivers a biting defense of religious thought. "The Devil's Delusion" is a brilliant, incisive, and funny book that explores the limits of science and the pretensions of those who insist it is the ultimate touchstone for understanding our world.
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jimocracy - LibraryThing
I was hoping for better arguments from an ID proponent who claims to be a secular Jew but to no avail. The author picks up all the old clichés; with their flawed logic and all. He infused god-speak ... Read full review
Review: The Devil's Delusion: Atheism and Its Scientific PretensionsUser Review - Murray - Goodreads
I didn't like this book, but not because the author rejects the assertions of the great (in their own minds) scientific atheists of our day. The title references Richard Dawkins' “The God Delusion”. I ... Read full review