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Religion for Atheists

A Non-Believer's Guide to the Uses of Religion

Religion for Atheists( )
Author: de Botton, Alain
ISBN:978-0-307-37910-8
Publication Date:Mar 2012
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Pantheon
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $26.95
Book Description:

What if religions are neither all true nor all nonsense? The long-running and often boring debate between fundamentalist believers and non-believers is finally moved forward by Alain de Botton's inspiring new book, which boldly argues that the supernatural claims of religion are entirely false--but that it still has some very important things to teach the secular world.   Religion for Atheists suggests that rather than mocking religion, agnostics and...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Atheism
Religion / Philosophy
Religion / Spirituality
Religion / Theology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.32 x 1.11 Inches
Book Weight:1.125 Pounds
Author Biography
de Botton, Alain (Author)
Born in Zurich, Switzerland on December 20, 1969, Alain de Botton was educated at Cambridge University, England, and now divides his time between London and Washington, D.C.

With the publication of his first novel, Essays in Love, de Botton quickly became one of the most talked about British novelists of the 1990s. Although the basic plot of Essays in Love (published in the U.S. as On Love) is a rather typical love story, de Botton presents it in a unique and humorous way.

De Botton's other novels include The Romantic Movement: Sex, Shopping and the Novel, which is written in a similar style to Essays on Love, and Kiss and Tell, which follows a would-be biographer as he attempts to write the life story of the first person he encounters. The Course of Love is his latest novel and is on the bestsellers list.

Alain de Botton is also the author of How Proust Can Change Your Life: Not a Novel.

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