. Many debates about the existence of God are often mired down in that esoteric point and the natural progression from there to debates regarding who carries the burden of proof. What you will find in this book is a combination of both. Part i features arguments supporting my statement that the god of monotheism; the God of Jews, Christians and Muslims featured prominently in the Holy Bible and the Quran, does not actually exist.
The Biblical God Doesn't Exist #ad - The underlying premise is untrue, which means that everything that is built upon that premise is also untrue. I have read many books on the subject of gods, religions and belief in the supernatural. That issue is the one of disproving the existence of God. In part ii of the book, i will use evidence, to show beyond a reasonable doubt that the Biblical God is a mythical figure no more real than Zeus, or more precisely, the lack of evidence where evidence should exist, the King of Gods from Greek Mythology.
I began to think that i could build a compelling argument for the non-existence of God, but I wanted more than just arguments: I wanted proof.
God Needs To Go: Why Christian Beliefs FailAtheist Republic #ad - It brings comfort, purpose, and sense of pride. To many, Christianity is the answer. These feelings mean so much to the Christian. Brucker brings forth a short collection of arguments against Christian beliefs, exposing the falsehoods of the faith so many all around the world cherish. D. But are these feelings justified? Do Christians have good reason to trust the truth of their beliefs? Author J.
Four Disturbing Questions with One Simple Answer: Breaking the Spell of Christian BeliefInsighting Growth Publications #ad - I’ve shared the details of my spiritual journey in Goodbye Jesus: An Evangelical Preacher’s Journey Beyond Faith. And facing up to the idea that you might be under a spell that makes it hard for you to think objectively is daunting, especially when you rely on the spell’s results to make you feel that everything is okay and when you’ve been warned that tampering with the spell is the worst thing you could ever do.
Choose courage. My aim in this book is raise four challenging questions that need to be addressed by every Christian believer and then to offer one incredibly simple answer—an answer that challenges the veracity of the Christian faith but can also be the gateway to a rewarding new life that is based on truth and does not require the suspension of common sense.
Four Disturbing Questions with One Simple Answer: Breaking the Spell of Christian Belief #ad - Objectively examining your closely held belief system is not a walk in the park. Tim sledge. Maybe i can save you some time as you make your own decisions. If what you believe is true, it can stand the test of any question that I or anyone else might raise. I encourage you to open your mind, face the facts, and decide that you will follow the truth wherever it leads.
I spent most of my life in a search for truth about faith, God, and religion.
All That's Wrong with the Bible: Contradictions, Absurdities, and More#ad - This 2nd edition has a much improved third chapter, providing several more examples of scribal changes to the New Testament, as well as a completely new section on textual differences in Greek manuscripts. The format of the paperback version has been adjusted in order to keep sale cost as low as possible.
. With insightful commentary concerning frequent rebuttals used by apologists, it makes a solid case against evangelical claims to inerrancy. 2nd expanded editioncan we prove that the bible makes false claims? do its moral teachings justify it being called “The Good Book?”Has the text been modified throughout the centuries?What about all those prophecies?Written by a linguist, ex-fundamentalist graduate of Liberty University, this book goes straight to the evidence and presents a concise case-by-case analysis of the most salient problems in the Christian Scriptures.
Why There Is No God: Simple Responses to 20 Common Arguments for the Existence of GodAtheist Republic #ad - Each chapter presents a concise explanation of the argument, followed by a response illustrating the problems and fallacies inherent in it. Science can't explain the complexity and order of life; God must have designed it to be this way. God's existence is proven by scripture. There's no evidence that God doesn't exist.
God has helped me so much. How could none of it be true?"• "atheism has killed more people than religion, so it must be wrong!"How many times have you heard arguments like these for why God exists? Why There Is No God provides simple, easy-to-understand counterpoints to the most popular arguments made for the existence of God.
Why There Is No God: Simple Responses to 20 Common Arguments for the Existence of God #ad - . Whether you're an atheist, a believer or undecided, this book offers a solid foundation for building your own inquiry about the concept of God.
About the Holy BibleStart Classics #ad - Liberty of hand and brain -- of thought and labor, liberty is a word hated by kings -- loathed by popes. ". And, in spite of their unanimous rejection, his words live on through today. As shown in this text his prose was terse, biting, cutting and slightly arrogant for he felt it was his purpose to bring the sacred scriptures into the glare of a more realistic realm.
Deemed as being written hundreds of years after the fact, he saw the Bible as being nothing more than an exhaggerated series of folk tales that were handed down by a handful of people who, for their own unity and importance, self-proclaimed themselves as being `God's chosen ones'. While Mr. The words `blasphemy', `evil' and `pagan' were hurled at Robert Ingersoll by the organized Christian Church from the moment he made his first declaration from the pulpit.
About the Holy Bible #ad - Liberty is my religion. From galileo though darwin through ingersoll and on to Richard Dawkins, all have the following premises; Truth is found only through active questioning; Faith is generally believing something that has no basis in reality. Ingersoll offers no scientific proof that his statements have validity other than simple common sense he asks the questions that have triggered the doubt and anger that religionists have repressed throughout the centuries.
Nailed: Ten Christian Myths That Show Jesus Never Existed At AllLulu #ad - He has a degree in history and was an associate member of CSER, the former Committee for the Scientific Examination of Religion. Nailed sheds light on ten beloved christian myths, and with evidence gathered from historians all across the theological spectrum, shows how they point to a Jesus Christ created solely through allegorical alchemy of hope and imagination; a messiah transformed from a purely literary, theological construct into the familiar figure of Jesus – in short, a purely mythic Christ.
Zindler, editor of american atheist press and author of the jesus the Jews Never Knew“Fitzgerald has hit the nail on the head…A nice, readable introduction to the top ten problems typically swept under the rug by anyone insisting it's crazy even to suspect Jesus might not have existed. Richard C. I really learned something from him.
Nailed: Ten Christian Myths That Show Jesus Never Existed At All #ad - Carrier, Ph. D. Author of not the impossible faith: why christianity didn’t need a Miracle to Succeed and the forthcoming book On the Historicity of Jesus Christ David Fitzgerald is a writer and historical researcher who has been actively investigating the Historical Jesus question for over ten years. Recalls classical skeptics and biblical critics.
Why would anyone think jesus never existed? Isn’t it perfectly reasonable to accept that he was a real first century figure? As it turns out, no. He has developed new arguments and insights as well.
God's Gravediggers: Why no Deity ExistsOckham Publishing #ad - A career’s worth of work on a subject that could hardly be more important. It is well-written and thoroughly absorbing. Having been raised as a ‘winner of souls for christ’ in the 1940’s, he spent the next 40 years as an atheist professor of philosophy and an outspoken critic/debater of religion. Revered for his work in logic and his meticulous approach to debate, God’s Gravediggers is Bradley’s coup de grâce to religion.
This compelling defense of atheism is a brilliant read. Professor robert Nola, University of Auckland. I have nothing but praise for his project. Theodore drange, professor emeritus, west Virginia University“From a young person's rejection of Christianity, to a mature philosopher's cogent critique of all religions.
Few can offer a more experienced view on religion than Raymond Bradley. Approaching the moral, rational arguments and examples that non-academics would understand – he explores not only whether God exists, logical and scientific arguments – using rich analogies, but also what damage the concept of God does.
God's Gravediggers: Why no Deity Exists #ad - A pleasure to read. Professor graham oppy, chair of council of the Australasian Association of Philosophy“Bradley's forte is logic and he brings that to bear throughout the work. A timely book in an age of religious fundamentalism, hatred and conflict. Bradley does not gloss over difficult points of logic and reasoning.
Why I Am Not a Christian: Four Conclusive Reasons to Reject the FaithPhilosophy Press #ad - Richard carrier, had they been different, world renowned philosopher and historian, describing four facts of the world that, explains the four reasons he does not accept the Christian religion, he would believe. Dr. Ideal for handing out to door-to-door missionaries. He is brief, clear, and down to earth, covering the whole topic in under ninety pages of easy-to-read explanation.
Those four reasons are god's silence, and not at all like a Christian universe would, God's inaction, and the way the universe looks exactly like a godless universe would, the lack of evidence, even down to its very structure. Dr. Carrier addresses all the usual replies to these claims, in ways you might not have heard before, relying on his wide experience in debating and studying these issues all over the world for more than fifteen years.
Why I Am Not a Christian: Four Conclusive Reasons to Reject the Faith #ad - A perfect book to introduce yourself, or your friends, to why fewer educated people are embracing Christianity than ever before.
Christianity Disproved: The conclusive proof that Christianity is false.#ad - Especially for you. Christianity does all this but who has ever looked to see if it is true? This is a fundamental question and no one has yet set out to prove or disprove Christianity. Read this book and understand why humanity should call time on Christianity and why we will all be the better for it. This book examines claims in the bible against fact, and it asks deep questions of how the bible mandates that we should live.
From inconsistencies, errors, absurdities, contradictions and adult make-believe this books shows how the bible is false and thus that Christianity cannot possibly be true. Voices of reason, logic and compassion are ever more important in today's complex political landscape. If you are a christian and you have questions about your faith then this book is for you.
Christianity Disproved: The conclusive proof that Christianity is false. #ad - If you debate with Christian friends then this is your kryptonite for Christians. If you have ever wondered how you could know that the earth is older than 6000 years, or that Noah's flood could not possibly happen, or that the biblical creation story and ten commandments have critical flaws then this book is for you.
If you are a woman or from a lifestyle minority then this book is for you too. Christianity affects all of us, our country's laws are written to comply with it, our societal norms are dictated to by it, and bigotry that affects us all stems from it. Until now.
Why I Am Not a ChristianLulu.com #ad - Whitehead he wrote Principia Mathematica, an attempt to create a logical basis for mathematics. E. Moore, and his protégé Ludwig Wittgenstein. With A. Why i am not a christian and other religious essays: am i an atheist or an agnostic?; my Religious Reminiscences;Religion and Metaphysics; Has Religion Made Useful Contributions to Civilization?; How I Came by My Creed; Or, What I Believe; Why I Am a Rationalist.
Bertrand arthur william russell, logician, 18 may 1872–2 February 1970 was a British philosopher, mathematician, historian, writer, social critic and political activist. He is widely held to be one of the 20th century's premier logicians. At various points in his life he considered himself a liberal, a socialist, and a pacifist.
Why I Am Not a Christian #ad - In the early 20th century, Russell led the British "revolt against idealism". He is considered one of the founders of analytic philosophy along with his predecessor Gottlob Frege, colleague G. N.