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God is not great : how religion poisons everything

Author: Christopher Hitchens
Publisher: New York : Twelve, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"A case against religion and a description of the ways in which religion is man-made"--Provided by the publisher.
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Genre/Form: Controversial literature
Annotations (Provenance)
Ouvrages de controverse
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Hitchens
ISBN: 9780446579803 0446579807 9780446697965 0446697966
OCLC Number: 70630426
Notes: On title page, initial word "god" is not capitalized -- Cataloger.
Awards: National Book Award Finalist, Nonfiction, 2007
Description: 307 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Putting it mildly --
Religion kills --
A short digression on the pig, or, Why Heaven hates ham --
A note on health, to which religion can be hazardous --
The metaphysical claims of religion are false --
Arguments from design --
Revelation : the nightmare of the Old Testament --
The New Testament exceeds the evil of the Old one --
The Koran is borrowed from both Jewish and Christian myths --
The tawdriness of the miraculous and the decline of Hell --
"The lowly stamp of their origin" : religion's corrupt beginnings --
A coda : how religions end --
Does religion make people behave better? --
There is no "Eastern" solution --
Religion as an original sin --
Is religion child abuse? --
An objection anticipated : the last-ditch "case" against secularism --
A finer tradition : the resistance of the rational --
In conclusion : the need for a new Enlightenment.
Responsibility: Christopher Hitchens.
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"A case against religion and a description of the ways in which religion is man-made"--Provided by the publisher.

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