"A book so great you can skip it and just read the footnotes. Pure genius." —Christopher Johnson, cofounder, the Onion
"I wouldn't be surprised if ten years from now we realized that this book's publication was a turning point in the decline of Christianity in the West." —Tom Gilson, author, Thinking Christian
"There is nothing else on the market like this book that helps atheists talk believers out of their faith. Every atheist interested in doing so, or who talks to believers about faith at all, should read it. It's both needed and brilliant!" —John W. Loftus, author, Why I Became an Atheist and The Outsider Test for Faith
It will change the way atheists think about faith, believers, and what we're doing when we engage them.
Dr. Boghossian presents his ideas clearly and concisely with tonnes of references to other works which expand on the topics covered in this book.
The title alone will stop you in your tracks, “A Manual for Creating Atheists”, a new book by philosopher Peter Boghossian.
Sorry, this just isn't going to work. Atheists should definitely speak up--but the confrontational style that this book promotes is not going to make many converts. Read morePublished 13 days ago by John W. Wendt
Absolutely fantastic book. Turned my world around. Atheists are usually on the defensive, attacked by everyone. Read morePublished 14 days ago by Scott H. Isaacman
This book really changed the way I think about having discussions with people about religion---or anything. Read morePublished 15 days ago by California Marmot
This book looks at lack of belief from a different angle. It defines faith as belief in things you do not have evidence for, then explains that this is not a basis for decision... Read morePublished 20 days ago by Anthony W. Shallin
A little misleading in its title, A Manual For Creating Atheists is a book which focuses on epistemology (how we know what we know). This is essential for critical thinking. Read morePublished 26 days ago by Erich
One thing that's really noteworthy about this book is that the author advocates that atheists "evangelize" for their belief system (or "de-convert" others, or... Read morePublished 28 days ago by henry-the-expert
This book really helped me have a whole new outlook in how I communicate with theists. It was well thought out and useful. I always use it as a reference. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jesse Zayas
Over all, not terrible. It was well written, a few of the arguments as faulty and its obvious he does not have a true understanding of Christian teaching. Read morePublished 1 month ago by vikingfett