God is Not Great - an Appraisal  - Contents


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Part A
Why written, rights & wrongs of the book etc.
A brief Overview & Subject Index of the chapters

FURTHER RESOURCES:  1. Errors of God is Not Great,   2. Church and History, 

3. Slavery,  4. Totalitarian State versus Totalitarian Church,

5. Basic Thoughts about Miracles,  6. Basic Christian Beliefs,

7. Ultimate Conclusions,   8. Angry Judgemental God?

Part B
A Critique of the Book, Chapter by Chapter
Chapter 1
Putting it Mildly
Chapter 2

Religion Kills

Chapter 3
A Short Digression on the Pig
Chapter 4

A Note on Health, to Which Religion Can Be Hazardous

Chapter 5

The Metaphysical Claims of Religion are False

Chapter 6

Arguments from Design

Chapter 7
Revelation: The Nightmare of the Old Testament
Chapter 8

The New Testament Exceeds the Evil of the Old One

Chapter 9
The Koran is Borrowed from Both Jewish and Christian Myths
Chapter 10

The Tawdriness of the Miraculous and the Decline of Hell

Chapter 11
The Lowly Stamp of their Origin: Religion's Corrupt Beginnings
Chapter 12
How Religions End
Chapter 13
Does Religion Make People Behave Better?
Chapter 14
There is No “Eastern” Solution
Chapter 15
Religion as an Original Sin
Chapter 16
Is Religion Child Abuse?
Chapter 17
An Objection Anticipated: The Last-Ditch “Case” Against Secularism
Chapter 18
A Finer Tradition: The Resistance of the Rational
Chapter 19
In Conclusion: The Need for a New Enlightenment


















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