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The New New Atheism
| July 16, 2007
| PETER BERKOWITZ
Posted on 07/15/2007 9:30:08 PM PDT by gpapa
Attacking "God" has become a lucrative book business. But there's not much substance behind the latest atheist tracts.
There is nothing new under the sun," proclaims the Book of Ecclesiastes. The rise of the new new atheism confirms this ancient biblical wisdom.
Of course the famous words of Ecclesiastes should not be taken in a slavishly literal sense, a technique that is all-too-common among those who think they can refute belief in God by showing that the Bible abounds in demonstrably false and self-contradictory statements.
(Excerpt) Read more at opinionjournal.com ...
TOPICS: General Discusssion
KEYWORDS: atheism; berkowitz; bible; christianity; equality; faith; freedom; fundamentalist; genesis; god; hitchens; humanity; philosophy; politics; religion; scientism; secular; totalitarianism
posted on 07/15/2007 9:30:08 PM PDT
This is an excellent article. Thank you for posting it.
posted on 07/15/2007 9:45:51 PM PDT
by Mr. Know It All
(Term Limits: Stop us before we vote again!)
Oh my! That is a great article.
posted on 07/15/2007 9:55:37 PM PDT
("build bridges where you can - but draw lines where you must." -Fred D Thompson)
posted on 07/15/2007 10:19:14 PM PDT
posted on 07/16/2007 7:16:00 AM PDT
(Sacrificing our land and our blood cannot buy protection from jihad.-Bishop Artemije of Kosovo)
1The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.
posted on 07/17/2007 1:11:33 PM PDT
by Captain Marvell
(Captain of the Thunder and the Lightning)
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