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- Publication Date: August 24, 2017
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Evidence Considered: A Response To Evidence For God Kindle Edition
"Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress"
Is the world really falling apart? Is the ideal of progress obsolete? Cognitive scientist and public intellectual Steven Pinker urges us to step back from the gory headlines and prophecies of doom, and instead, follow the data: In seventy-five jaw-dropping graphs, Pinker shows that life, health, prosperity, safety, peace, knowledge, and happiness are on the rise. Learn more
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Glenton Jelbert delves into a number of these issues in this book, which is a well-thought out and structured response to a collection of essays claiming to offer evidence for the existence of the Christian god.
The book is divided into five parts dealing with philosophical matters; scientific theories; historical existence of Jesus; the text of the bible; and some general questions. Each section was fascinating as the subject matter is probed from different perspectives. The science part may be slightly hard work for some readers, but on the whole the book was accessible and easy to follow. As an ex-christian myself, the historical and biblical research was particularly interesting, and resonated with my own journey.
I would recommend this book to anyone who is interested in the Christian faith. The author approaches the subject in a way which offers insight and an alternative view rather than an attack on the religion and as such I believe it would be of interest to both believers and non-believers who want to learn more.