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Is God a Delusion?: What is the Evidence?

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A response to Richard Dawkins bestselling book, The God Delusion. Based on talks given by Nicky Gumbel. These closely examine the complex claims made by Dawkins. A useful Chrsitian perspective on this popular book.

Paperback, 153 pages
Published July 1st 2008 by Alpha International (first published January 1st 2008)
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Philip
Feb 19, 2010 Philip rated it liked it
Mostly well thought out, although there are a few holes in his arguments. While Dawkins is a biologist with little to no understanding of theology and philosophy, Gumbel has studied theology and has a basic understanding of science. His arguments are mostly sound and show a general maturity which Dawkins doesn't seem to do.

A common theme among books of God Delusion rebuttals is their very short length. The main reason given in these books (I'm on my second now) is that Dawkins has very few argum
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Dan
Aug 11, 2010 Dan rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Mainly Christians who have read/want to know how to react to the "new atheism"
Great book - lots of information and a fairly strong case highlighting what mistakes Dawkins makes in "The God Delusion". Most of the arguments have been said before, but I enjoyed this guys approach to it (he pioneered the Alpha Course).
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