This book is not going to convert anyone, nor will it help those atheists already convinced strengthen their arguments.
Fascinating, fun and well-developed, but its depth took me by surprise and was sometimes, for this reader, sluggish reading that dwelled on minutae too often.
Smith's refutation of the Ontological Argument may be useful, but again it does not seem to give atheism any credibility.
As a liberal Christian with a background in religious studies I have read a number of books of similar atheist apologetics and thought they were quite interesting and worthwhile. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Maybe
"Show me in the Bible where it says God is an Atheist? I don't want to hear your made up' philosophy." [End Quote]
Sure! Read more
Does not address any of Aquinas' major arguments for God's nature . His infinite nature proceeds from his absolute nature.Published on July 25, 2009 by Alan Eggers
I'm somewhat biased, if I hadn't read "Atheism: The Case Against God," I doubt I'd have ever finished this book. Read morePublished on January 9, 2007 by M. Williams
I raved on and on about Smith's earlier book "Atheism: The Case Against God", so I thought I could not go wrong with reading another from him...
Sadly, I was mistaken. Read more
For readers seeking an introduction to the basic ideas of atheism this book is probably not what you are looking for. Read morePublished on December 29, 2005 by Chris Luallen
As good a writer as Smith is, this book was not half what his "The Case Against God" was. It does not offer the same deep insight as I would have expected. Read morePublished on December 26, 2005 by Joe E. Holman
I don't recall reading a book as dry as this one. This seems a book an extreme pedant might value. Athough an atheist and not adverse to philosophy, I wouldn't recommend this book... Read morePublished on August 6, 2005 by calmly
Smith's work is really heavy on classical arguements and it's kind of confusing to the reader at first. Read morePublished on July 28, 2005 by Dr Doom