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Have we outgrown religion?

Charles Reynolds Brown

Have we outgrown religion?

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Published by Harper & brothers in New York and London .
Written in English

  • Christianity.,
  • Religion.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Charles Reynolds Brown ...
    SeriesHistory of religions preservation project -- MN41575.5.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii p. 1 l., 198 p.
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14025624M

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The more we collectively abandon all religion, the better off this planet will be. This doesn’t mean we have to abandon all spiritual pursuits. It just means we must stop turning spirituality into something it isn’t.

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I remember having similar feelings of emancipation, of starting over, from scratch when I first began to realize the evangelical faith I had inherited was not the only kind of faith there was.

“Up to now, most atheists have simply criticized religion in various ways, but the point is to dispel it. In A Manual For Creating Atheists, Peter Boghossian fills that gap, telling the reader how to become a ‘street epistemologist’ with the skills to attack religion at its weakest point: its reliance on faith rather than evidence.

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