The Four Horsemen: The Conversation That Sparked an Atheist Revolution

16 September 2019 | By Christopher Hitchens | Filed in: atheism.

At the dawn of the new atheist movement, the thinkers who became known as the four horsemen, the heralds of religion s unraveling Christopher Hitchens, Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, and Daniel Dennett sat down together over cocktails What followed was a rigorous, pathbreaking, and enthralling exch

Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation

16 September 2019 | By Bill Nye | Filed in: atheism.

Sparked by a provocative comment to BigThink.com last fall, and fueled by a highly controversial debate with Creation Museum curator Ken Ham, Bill Nye s campaign to confront the scientific shortcoming of creationism has exploded in just a few months into a national crusade In this book, he expands

How Jesus Became God: The Exaltation of a Jewish Preacher from Galilee

16 September 2019 | By Bart D. Ehrman | Filed in: atheism.

New York Times bestselling author and Bible expert Bart Ehrman reveals how Jesus s divinity became dogma in the first few centuries of the early church The claim at the heart of the Christian faith is that Jesus of Nazareth was, and is, God But this is not what the original disciples believed duri

Ruthless: Scientology, My Son David Miscavige, and Me

16 September 2019 | By Ron Miscavige | Filed in: atheism.

The only book to examine the origins of Scientology s current leader, RUTHLESS tells the revealing story of David Miscavige s childhood and his path to the head seat of the Church of Scientology told through the eyes of his father Ron Miscavige s personal, heartfelt story is a riveting insider s lo

Agnostic: A Spirited Manifesto

16 September 2019 | By Lesley Hazleton | Filed in: atheism.

A widely admired writer on religion celebrates agnosticism as the most vibrant, engaging and ultimately the most honest stance toward the mysteries of existence One in four Americans reject any affiliation with organized religion, and nearly half of those under thirty describe themselves as spirit

The Founding Myth: Why Christian Nationalism Is Un-American

16 September 2019 | By Andrew L. Seidel | Filed in: atheism.

Do In God We Trust, the Declaration of Independence, and other historical evidence prove that America was founded on Judeo Christian principles Are the Ten Commandments the basis for American law A constitutional attorney dives into the debate about religion s role in America s founding In

Skeptic: Viewing the World with a Rational Eye

16 September 2019 | By Michael Shermer | Filed in: atheism.

Collected essays from bestselling author Michael Shermer s celebrated columns in Scientific American For fifteen years, bestselling author Michael Shermer has written a column in Scientific American magazine that synthesizes scientific concepts and theory for a general audience His trademark combin

Living with a Wild God: A Nonbeliever's Search for the Truth about Everything

16 September 2019 | By Barbara Ehrenreich | Filed in: atheism.

In middle age, Ehrenreich came across the journal she had kept during her tumultuous adolescence and set out to reconstruct that quest, which had taken her to the study of science and through a cataclysmic series of uncanny or, as she later learned to call them, mystical experiences A staunch

How to Be an (A)theist: Why Many Skeptics Aren't Skeptical Enough

16 September 2019 | By Mitch Stokes | Filed in: atheism.

Atheists talk a lot about the importance of skepticism But the truth is, they re not nearly skeptical enough While they champion the importance of a critical stance toward religion, they often fail to take that same stance toward their own beliefs This double standard results in grandiose claims

Faith Versus Fact: Why Science and Religion are Incompatible

16 September 2019 | By Jerry A. Coyne | Filed in: atheism.

We are living today in a genuinely frightening scenario religion and science are engaged in a kind of war a war for understanding, a war about whether we should have good reasons for what we accept as true The sheer fact that over half of Americans don t believe in evolution to say nothing of th