The Flea Delusion
By TAO DE HAAS
Added: Sat, 21 Jun 2008 23:00:00 UTC
A strange new flea book?
Dawkins' Dilemmas — thought-provoking and intriguing Will Richard Dawkins' atheism grip millions — fade — or stir lingering doubts? Baffled or intrigued by his passionate arguments? With this book, you will be able to: Find out how biblical Christianity uncovers Dawkins' dilemmas. Discover why atheism does not rest on rational foundations. Use a fascinating approach that helps you to weigh up Dawkins' beliefs — As you explore Dawkins' dilemmas — The dilemma of a flawed world The dilemma of humanity The dilemma of atheism and probability An intriguing chapter on: SETI — the search for meaning The dilemma of the ultimate paradox And take a fresh look at the gospel of Christ.
Why There Almost Certainly Is a God: Doubting Dawkins by Keith Ward
Richard Dawkins recently claimed that 'no theologian has ever produced a satisfactory response to his arguments'. Well-known broadcaster and author Keith Ward is one of Britain's foremost philosopher-theologians. This is his response. Ward welcomes all comers into philosophy's world of clear definitions, sharp arguments, and diverse conclusions. But when Dawkins enters this world, his passion tends to get the better of him, and he descends into stereotyping, pastiche, and mockery. In this stimulating and thought-provoking philosophical challenge, Ward demonstrates not only how Dawkins' arguments are flawed, but that a perfectly rational case can be made that there, almost certainly, is a God.
The Devil's Delusion: Atheism and Its Scientific Pretensions
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'The God Question: A Response to The God Delusion' by Rev. John Edgell
The Delusion of Disbelief: Why the New Atheism is a Threat to Your Life, Liberty, and Pursuit of Happiness
"The Confutation of Dawkins' The God Delusion" by Malcolm McLean
Richard Dawkins' book is systematically refuted. Dawkins' arguments are analysed, and invariably found wanting. However the confutation is charitable in tone, and sometimes allows that Dawkins may have a constructive point. A must read for anyone who has read "The God Delusion".
Read an interview with the latest flea author John Haught at Salon.com here (thanks to Richard Prins)
PZ Myers has done a nice breakdown of the above interview here
"Challenging Richard Dawkins: Why Richard Dawkins is Wrong About God"
God Is No Delusion: A Refutation of Richard Dawkins
UPDATE: This looks like it is actually the SAME book as you see in Richard's flea-orbit below titled "A Catholic Replies to Professor Dawkins (UK)" (they have the same blurb). This must be a case of them trying to hype it up for the US market.
And some general fleas:
The New Atheist Crusaders and Their Unholy Grail: The Misguided Quest to Destroy Your Faith
by Becky Garrison
The Truth Behind the New Atheism: Responding to the Emerging Challenges to God and Christianity
"The New Atheists: The Twilight of Reason & The War on Religion"
by Tina Beattie
Stephen Cave - Financial Times Comments
What we really know about our evolutionary past – and what we don’t
Stacy L. Memering,Viviana A.... Comments
Magic at Every Age
A review of Richard Dawkins, The Magic of Reality: How We Know What’s Really True
Andy Liegl - CBR (Comic Book... Comments
In front of a packed crowd during his panel titled "My Two Years with Dawkins, Christ and a Small Crab Called Eric" at Comic-Con International in San Diego, artist, writer and indie filmmaker Dave McKean recounted two recent life events on radically opposite ends of the philosophical spectrum: an all-ages book he illustrated with scientist and Atheism proponent Richard Dawkins called "The Magic of Reality," and a film he shot starring Michael Sheen in Port Talbot, Wales called "The Gospel of Us," a modern day interpretation of "The Passion" story chronicling Jesus Christ's final days of life on Earth.
Doctor Science - Obsidian Wings Comments
Last weekend I noticed two religion blogs, one Jewish and one evangelical (though not fundamentalist) Christian, discussing the same passages in the Bible: the ones commanding the Israelites to fight, slaughter, enslave, and dispossess the Canaanite inhabitants of the Land of Israel. To commit genocide, in fact.
Oliver Kamm - The Times Comments
Review of The Magic of Reality
John Gray - The Globe and Mail Comments
A review of The Future of Blasphemy Speaking of the Sacred in an Age of Human Rights
by Austin Dacey