- Paperback: 166 pages
- Publisher: Dangerous Little Books; 2nd Revised ed. edition (January 10, 2011)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0956427685
- ISBN-13: 978-0956427687
- Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.4 x 8.5 inches
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The other four stars are earned by the cohesive nature of the arguments and citations provided. Properly used, this book should provide any freethinker or epistomologist with all the ammunition they'll ever need to destroy anything a street preacher or other evangelist throws at them.
I'd love it if this book were turned into an interactive flowchart app where questions would be asked of a believer about what they believe, and then take them to the appropriate rebuttal.
The Book is chiefly about (as David clearly states in the SECOND EDITION NOTE):-
'condemning and disproving fundamentalist Christianity and Biblical literalism'
'critiques of religiosity' (NOT 'condemning', the two words means DIFFERENT things)
Knowing this is very important, so that one may read the book its INTENDED CONTEXT.
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As a Christian, I found David's book sometimes Challenging, sometimes Helpful (in various ways), AND OVERALL A VERY GOOD READ.
I would recommend 'Disproving Christianity' to anyone with an intestest in Christianity and/or Christians (this doesn't ONLY mean Atheists of Various Kinds, but ALSO Christians AND people of Any Religion).
End Note : I am aware that many Christians might hate David's book (as possibly David too), just as many Christians believe I worship Satan because just because they don't like a lot of my Art for 'Being Sinister' (where I don't see my Art as Sinister at all).
Liberal Christians probably have already rationalized their way free from some of the more egregious contradictions and inconsistencies McAfee highlights. Perhaps they realize their brands of Christianity have evolved into something other than Biblical canon. The book seems to be aimed squarely at Biblical literalists and at those who can't reconcile modern, evolved Christian understandings with unevolved Biblical teachings -- but probably don't realize they can't.
Succinct, easily readable, even-toned writing makes this a must-read book for anyone involved, past or present, with using the Bible to justify belief.