"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.
It "dragged" a bit in the beginning, maybe the first third of the book. Then, it became interesting. The book emphasizes the importance of rational, critical thinking. Read morePublished 2 days ago by Edward C. Auble
Cognitive dissonance theory teaches us once a concept is accepted and becomes a belief, a multitude of actors protect it from attack. Read morePublished 8 days ago by TrialAuthor
Absolutely necessary for anyone flooded with religious zealots who need to be kindly and effectively shut down. Read morePublished 10 days ago by D K
The author gets unnecessarily snarky at times, but overall it is an excellent critique of the "thinking" that legitimizes having religious faith.Published 17 days ago by GreggM
unless your a psychologist its very tough reading and in my opinion not enough biblical reasoning behind why a person should become an atheist. Read morePublished 21 days ago by WDH
I have to admit that the title is about as off-putting as you can get. As an atheist of the last 15 years of my life I have thought it to be nearly impossible to "convert" people... Read morePublished 21 days ago by Reza Ziai
A clever title, but I was hoping for something better in the book than what I got. Instead what I got was bored. Read morePublished 23 days ago by Move To Assurance