Turner's treatment of the nineteenth century is excellent and often brilliantly perceptive.(Robert Nisbet The New York Times Book Review)
A crafted, intelligent book. The prose is remarkably clear, as is the argument. Turner offers us intellectual history in something like the grand manner.(David D. Hall Reviews in American History)
Highly recommended for readers of all scientific and religious backgrounds.
I finished the book with a much greater understanding not only of the history of atheism and agnosticism, but with Christianity, science, and the Western world.
James Turner is a professor of history and it shows in this fascinating and educational read.
"Without God, Without Creed: The Origins of Unbelief in America" was recommended to me by the late Charles Colson while mentoring under him at Breakpoints-The Centurion... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Sue
If you want a concise and well put together articulation of how atheism and agnosticism developed as acceptable world views, then you must read this book.Published on November 19, 2012 by cody stanley