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There’s Probably No God – a response to Richard Dawkins

In his best-selling book The God Delusion (TGD)[1], Richard Dawkins claims that belief in God is not only mistaken but irrational, especially in the light of modern science. He criticises belief in God from many angles, but in what he considers to be the central argument of his book, he claims to have shown that ‘God almost certainly does not exist’ (TGD, p.

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The New Theism

In his Letter to a Christian Nation, Sam Harris attempts to persuade his fellow Americans that their belief in God is both irrational and dangerous. He sees his book as the product of failure, however, lamenting ‘the failure of the many brilliant attacks upon religion that preceded it, the failure of our schools to announce the death of God in a way that each generation can understand’.

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