Religion for Atheists: A Non-Believer's Guide to the Uses of Religion (MP3 CD)

Religion for Atheists: A Non-Believer's Guide to the Uses of Religion By Alain De Botton, Kris Dyer (Read by) Cover Image
By Alain De Botton, Kris Dyer (Read by)
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The boring debate between fundamentalist believers and non-believers is finally moved on by Alain de Botton's inspiring new book, which boldly argues that the supernatural claims of religion are of course entirely false - and yet that religions still have important things to teach the secular world. Rather than mocking religions, agnostics and atheists should instead steal from them - because they're packed with good ideas on how we live and arrange our societies.

Blending deep respect with total impiety, de Botton (a non-believer) proposes that we should look to religions for insights into how to build a sense of community, make our relationships last, get more out of art, overcome feelings of envy and inadequacy, and much more. For too long, non-believers have faced a stark choice between either swallowing peculiar doctrines or doing away with consoling and beautiful rituals and ideas. At last Alain de Botton has fashioned a far more interesting and truly helpful alternative.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781531817343
ISBN-10: 1531817343
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance
Publication Date: August 16th, 2016
Language: English