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The Resource God is not great : how religion poisons everything, Christopher Hitchens

God is not great : how religion poisons everything, Christopher Hitchens

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God is not great : how religion poisons everything
Title
God is not great
Title remainder
how religion poisons everything
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Hitchens
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A case against religion and a description of the ways in which religion is man-made"--Provided by the publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
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Hitchens, Christopher
Dewey number
200
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Religion
  • Religion
Label
God is not great : how religion poisons everything, Christopher Hitchens
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-294) and index
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 -- Afiner tradition: the resistance of the rational -- In conclusion: the need for a new enlightenment
Control code
BK0006916739
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
307 p.
Isbn
9780446579803
Lccn
2006023039
Label
God is not great : how religion poisons everything, Christopher Hitchens
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-294) and index
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 -- Afiner tradition: the resistance of the rational -- In conclusion: the need for a new enlightenment
Control code
BK0006916739
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
307 p.
Isbn
9780446579803
Lccn
2006023039

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