All Blog Posts Tagged 'books' (16)

UNdeniable

It is no mistake that nearly half of the American population doesn’t attend church as over the past 30 years religion turned intolerant.

“UNChristian,” reveals why it is happening, but surprisingly doesn't recognize the role of Christianity, the group that nurtures them, as a part of the reason for…

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Added by Donald R Barbera on October 13, 2013 at 9:40pm — 23 Comments

The Diaries of Eve and Adam (Eve the World's First Scientist)

I just finished reading the personal diaries of Eve and Adam - you know, the original humans.  It would appear that Mark Twain discovered the original manuscripts and succeeded to translate the ancient hieroglyphs somehow (perhaps he used a top hat) and published them to the world.  I will be…

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Added by Godless Poutine on June 8, 2012 at 6:02pm — 1 Comment

Book Recommendation: Sleeping With Extraterrestrials by Wendy Kaminer

Amid the brilliance of Dawkins, Harris, Dennett and Hitchens' books, Wendy Kaminer's Sleeping With Extraterrestrials may have been overlooked. Written just a couple of years before 9/11, this book breaks some important ground in the New Atheist movement. Kaminer takes the wise step of refraining from criticizing a person's individual beliefs,…

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Added by Volly on May 28, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

The Book Swap

When is the last time you read a book that challenged your beliefs? Most of my readings consist of books on science because I want to learn and gain a better understanding of how the universe works. So, how in the world did I end up agreeing to read Lee Strobel’s “The Case For Christ”?

About a year ago, I convinced my brother Kyle, a…

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Added by Nathan R on February 18, 2012 at 2:19pm — 3 Comments

Four Year Old Sees Heaven, Writes a Bestseller, Destroys Atheism!

It's all true.  We have to believe this story.  From the mouth of a child.  Buy the book.  Support heaven and the blue-eyed Jesus.  Why wouldn't you just believe?  I mean, here's what the publisher says:

“This was a very down-to-earth, conservative, quote-unquote normal Midwestern family. We became fully convinced that this story was valid. And also that it was a great story that would just take off.”…

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Added by Chris Highland on March 11, 2011 at 1:17pm — 3 Comments

Chapter One; THE NATURAL WORLD part one

God in Chaos

The purpose of this book is to examine and understand the purpose of religion in the view of the Theory of Evolution and Natural Selection. It is hoped that you and I will work to explore some of the ideas of God, Religion, and…

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Added by Thomas True on December 10, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Mythos, mythos everywhere

I was greatly amused last week to see that my husband pulled out "Baby's First Mythos" to read to our son at bedtime.



The kid may end up learning about Cthulhu before he learns about Jesus! Which is fine with me, because he will probably use that knowledge more in certain circles and at certain times in his life.



We also have a children's book about Noah's Ark. I don't object to it at all. He will probably need to know the Noah's Ark story by the time he reaches kindergarten,… Continue

Added by G. Silva on August 19, 2010 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

Let’s REGRESS…not PROGRESS!

I live in Texas.

I’ve always been an atheist.

All my life I’ve had to put up with these bible pounding clowns who think their “Manure” does not stink.

Well it does.

I’ve seen these clown just ruin a college.

At first there were no preachers on the Board of Regents.

Then one day there was one.

Then two.

The next thing you knew all the Regents were preachers.

That lead to the demise of the college.

It lost it’s… Continue

Added by Rick on May 25, 2010 at 12:00am — 2 Comments

My Aunt's Crusade, Part II

As discussed in my previous blog, the books my aunt promised to send arrived today. She sent me Josh McDowell's The New Evidence That Demands a Verdict and Answers to Tough Questions Skeptics Ask About the Christian Faith. I have just over three weeks off from college for the holidays and I hope to have the books read within that time. I will also be posting my thoughts, questions, and interesting quotes from the books on here for your entertainment.



Thanks to everyone… Continue

Added by Kristi Leitholt on December 11, 2009 at 4:20pm — No Comments

Atheist Authors, Biology, and Physics

I would like to read more books about Atheism and also some about sciences so I can understand and know more about what scientist are discovering. I only know of the basics of subjects such as evolution and the big bang theory. But I want to know what other things scientists are saying about our origins and get a deeper understanding about what little I do know. Does anyone have any Atheist authors or books about any of these things? Hopefully in the form of an ebook or article? I can't go to… Continue

Added by Courtney King on December 11, 2009 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

50 Voices of Disbelief, an interview with Russell Blackford and Udo Schuklenk

Have you ever wondered why Michael Shermer is an atheist, or Margaret Downey, or J.C. Grayling, or James Randi, or Victor Stenger, or many other well known atheists? You will be able to find out this coming fall. The new book “50 Voices of Disbelief: Why We Are Atheists” by Russell Blackford and Udu Schuklenk is a collection of essays by some of the most prominent on why they are atheists. Inspirational stories and philosophical monologues will provide a doorway into the author’s life, and shed… Continue

Added by V1ktor on June 30, 2009 at 9:52pm — 1 Comment

Community

Good to find this community in the Season of Un-Reason (though I was born on Christmas and became a minister, I now climb the trees and honor the life of Nature on that, and other, days!).



I invite conversation and readers here, and on my website. I especially welcome comments on my book Life After Faith and I'm happy to hear from any other writers or teachers (or former… Continue

Added by Chris Highland on December 2, 2008 at 11:30pm — 2 Comments

"ALPHA, OMEGA" - New Novel Exposes Religion as Addiction

SEATTLE, Washington—Fresh from the keyboard of science-thriller writer Lori Stephens, Alpha, Omega is—like Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code—fiction with a forceful message. The story starts with a corpse. A defector from a cult called Omega has bled to death, and the only clue is the book he’s clutching: the Librah Vae-ta, the holy scripture that the Omega founders engineered over a century ago. Dr. Gatsby Donovan resolves to help solve the bizarre murder. As she spirals deeper into the danger… Continue

Added by Lori Stephens on November 11, 2008 at 10:22pm — 6 Comments

What I'm reading.

I'm reading "Sense of Goodness Without God" by Richard Carrier

and

I'm reading "C++ All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies" by Jeff Cogswell


and

I'm waiting for "Game Programming All In One" by Bruno Miguel Teixeira de Sousa

Added by Adrian on July 26, 2008 at 5:03pm — No Comments

Evolution For Everyone

"Consider the way that knowledge is organized at institutions of higher education. My university, like most others, includes a College of Arts and Sciences that is divided into a number of divisions. The Division of Science and Mathematics includes physics, chemistry, biology, geology, and one human-related department-psychology. The Division of Social Sciences includes anthropology, economics, geography, history, political science, and sociology. These human-related subjects are often… Continue

Added by Valles Marineris on July 9, 2008 at 11:56am — 1 Comment

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