The best 6 Atheism books

The God Delusion

The God Delusion

Richard Dawkins
The Science behind Atheism
4.1 (285 ratings)

What's The God Delusion about?

The God Delusion (2006) deconstructs the most popular arguments and reasoning for the existence of God to show the statistical and logical improbability of a higher being’s actual existence. These blinks explain why religion shouldn’t be the foundation for society’s morals and how it can actually be harmful to our ethical standards.

Who should read The God Delusion?

  • Anyone interested in religion or philosophy
  • Agnostics and atheists who want solid arguments to back up their beliefs

God Is Not Great

God Is Not Great

Christopher Hitchens
How Religion Poisons Everything
3.9 (236 ratings)

What's God Is Not Great about?

God is Not Great traces the development of religious belief from the earliest, most primitive ages of humankind through to today. It attempts to explain the dangerous implications of religious thought and the reasons why faith still exists today. It also helps explain why scientific theory and religious belief can never be reconciled.

Who should read God Is Not Great?

  • Those who want to know how religions developed
  • Anyone who wants to understand the fight between religious and scientific thinking
  • Those who wish to see the negative aspects of religious belief

What Is the Bible?

What Is the Bible?

Rob Bell
How an Ancient Library of Poems, Letters, and Stories Can Transform the Way You Think and Feel About Everything
4.0 (149 ratings)

What's What Is the Bible? about?

What Is the Bible? (2017) takes a fresh look at the best-selling book of all time: the Holy Bible. These blinks take the Bible for what it is – a conglomeration of books written by real people in real historical contexts that are at once subversive, timeless and transformative.

Who should read What Is the Bible??

  • Christians and non-Christians interested in learning about the Bible
  • Those who have left the Church
  • People with a negative view of religion who are open to new perspectives

Outgrowing God

Outgrowing God

Richard Dawkins
A Beginner’s Guide
4.2 (313 ratings)

What's Outgrowing God about?

Outgrowing God (2019) shows us why we should all be atheists. Revealing how holy books such as the Bible are full of untruths and historical inaccuracies, Richard Dawkins argues that we can’t take these books seriously, nor should we rely on them for moral guidance. To explain all the awesome complexity and improbability of living things, we should look to science, and specifically to the process of evolution. It is evolution, by way of natural selection, that gave rise to us and other living creatures from the bottom up. 

Who should read Outgrowing God?

  • Agnostics who are uncertain whether to believe in God or not
  • Religious people who want to understand atheism
  • Atheists seeking a better grasp on arguments against believing in God

Religion for Atheists

Religion for Atheists

Alain de Botton
A Non-believer's Guide to the Uses of Religion
3.6 (72 ratings)

What's Religion for Atheists about?

Religion for Atheists (2012) sheds light on the often-overlooked positive aspects of organized religion. By considering religion in absence of a belief in divine beings, we find many valuable social initiatives and philosophical lessons from which even the most cynical among us might benefit.

Who should read Religion for Atheists?

  • Believers interested in seeing their religion from a different perspective
  • Non-believers looking for new ways to find depth in everyday life
  • Those interested in what organizations can learn from religions

Why People Believe Weird Things

Why People Believe Weird Things

Michael Shermer
Pseudoscience, Superstition and Other Confusions of Our Time
3.7 (35 ratings)

What's Why People Believe Weird Things about?

Why People Believe Weird Things provides an overview of the most common pseudoscientific and supernatural theories. It’ll teach you why so many people believe in them, why they’re wrong, and what methods proponents of pseudosciences use to assert their incorrect theories. It also offers both rational arguments for science, and rational arguments against pseudoscience.

Who should read Why People Believe Weird Things?

  • Anyone interested in science or psychology
  • Anyone who wants to learn about incorrect but widely held beliefs
  • Anyone interested in the difference between science and faith

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