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The Agnostic Reader

by S. T. Joshi

  • 275 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Prometheus Books .
Written in English

  • Agnosticism & atheism,
  • Agnosticism,
  • Nonfiction,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - World Religions

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages1
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8851266M
    ISBN 101591025338
    ISBN 109781591025337

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Overall, The Agnostic Reader shows how agnosticism can provide a framework for living with courage and dignity. The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more. Read it now. Enter your The Agnostic Reader book number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

/5(6). Agnostic Reader "The Real Truth About God, Faith, and Religion" An agnostic perspective from essays, articles, letters, books, videos, and reviews. The real truth about God, faith, and religion from an agnostic perspective comes down to a matter of common sense.

This encompasses not only that in which one believes but the basis of such convictions. The book is a collection of early agnostic philosophical thought, primarily from the 19th century and the early 20th century.

It includes writings from Huxley and Darrow, to Einstein and Asimov, and provides, I think, a good background on the agnosticism, its origins, /5(5).

Gripping archeological detective story " The Fisherman's Tomb is a gripping archaeological detective story stretching back two thousand years, a true tale of religious veneration, papal risk-taking, and scholarly feuds.

It's all told in fascinating and well-documented detail by John O'Neill, who reveals a behind-the-scenes American connection to the excavations that brought Saint Peter's bones /5(). This reader prints selections of some of the most profound and pioneering discussions of agnosticism over the past two centuries.

Beginning with early formulations of the agnostic perspective by Thomas Henry Huxley (who coined the term agnostic), Bertrand Russell, and others, editor S.

Joshi shows how agnosticism received a The Agnostic Reader book boost in. I came upon the Huxley essay in a book called The Agnostic Reader, a lone nod to agnosticism in an entire yardlong shelf of smug New Atheist.

Get this from a library. The agnostic reader. [S T Joshi;] -- This reader prints selections of some of the most profound and pioneering discussions of agnosticism over the past two centuries, including essays by Thomas Henry Huxley (who coined the term).

The Agnostic Reader distinguish agnosticism from theism and atheism and to investigate those challenges of thought that are specific to /5.

WE AGNOSTICS I n the precedingchapters you have learned something of alcoholism. We hope we have made clear the distinction between the alcoholic and the non-alcoholic. If, when you honestly want to, you find you cannot quit entirely, or if when drinking, you have little control over the amount you take, you are probably alcoholic.

In this podcast, Alex M. discusses his new book, Daily Reprieve: AA for Atheists & Agnostics, a secular daily meditations book based on quotes taken from the first pages of the Big Book. Each quote is followed by Alex’s thoughts on the topic and a question for the reader to contemplate.

The Agnostic Reader Library contains an extensive collection of writings and visuals related to the study of agnosticism. It is organized into a number of categories which represent essential elements of the agnostic philosophy.

A good book comes by, open to possession and I can't pass it up. Of late I have tried hard to limit my "book" collecting to Stephen King (and his son) books but I have a very hard time getting rid of excess books that I already own.

Did haul 2 boxes to the library for their sale last year but have not looked at the home "library" for discards. agnosticism (ăgnŏs´tĬsĬzəm), form of skepticism that holds that the existence of God cannot be logically proved or prominent agnostics have been Auguste Comte, Herbert Spencer, and T.

Huxley (who coined the word agnostic in ). Immanuel Kant was an agnostic who argued that belief in divinity can rest only on faith.

The Paperback of the The Agnostic Reader by S. Joshi at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. First published inthis book has been helpful for over half a century to people not comfortable with the religious format of typical funeral services.

The author, renowned humanist Corliss Lamont, last revised the text in Brand: Prometheus Books. The book includes a historical reference to the struggle Bill W.

recounts when the first two African-American men asked to attend a meeting. Those attending insisted on a group conscience and the result was a devastating, “No.” Beyond Belief: Agnostic Musings for 12 Step Life is not just a great daily meditation tool.

It’s also a gateway. The critique of “We Agnostics” which I have drafted is intended to be a step in this direction. It is clearly not an attempt at a new chapter on Nonbelievers in Alcoholics Anonymous.

Rather, it is presented as still more evidence of the need for literature by, for, and about non-theists who are successfully sober in Alcoholics Anonymous. "Beyond the Book" articles; Free books to read and review (US only) Find books by time period, setting & theme; Read-alike suggestions by book and author; Book club discussions; and much more.

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Agnosticism isn't so much a position on just the existence of god than it is a position on metaphysics. And this book tries to tackle the most fundamental metaphysical question, while explaining why it's so difficult(and perhaps impossible) to ever answer.

In terms of articulating a positive case for belief: * Mere Apologetics by Alister McGrath In terms of theology: * Most anything by NT Wright. Simply Christian was quite good.

* Most anything by Tim Keller In terms of apologetics or answering.In Agnostic, author Lesley Hazelton states: "The most respected polls on faith and belief are run by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, which has been taking the pulse of both the American and the international soul, as it were, since " According to their website, "Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping.Well, that’s exactly what this book is about.

Its main object is to enable you to find a Power greater than yourself which will solve your problem. That means we have written a book which we believe to be spiritual as well as moral. And it means, of course, that we are going to talk about God.

Here difficulty arises with agnostics.