Good Without God: What a Billion Nonreligious People Do Believe by Greg EpsteinGood Without God: What a Billion Nonreligious People Do Believe by Greg Epstein

Good Without God: What a Billion Nonreligious People Do Believe

byGreg Epstein

Paperback | October 26, 2010

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A provocative and positive response to Christopher Hitchens, Sam Harris, Richard Dawkins, and other New Atheists, Good Without God makes a bold claim for what nonbelievers do share and believe. Author Greg Epstein, the Humanist chaplain at Harvard, offers a world view for nonbelievers that dispenses with the hostility and intolerance of religion prevalent in national bestsellers like God is Not Great and The God Delusion. Epstein’s Good Without God provides a constructive, challenging response to these manifestos by getting to the heart of Humanism and its positive belief in tolerance, community, morality, and good without having to rely on the guidance of a higher being.<_o3a_p>

The Humanist chaplain at Harvard University, Greg M. Epstein holds a B.A. in religion and Chinese and an M.A. in Judaic studies from the University of Michigan, and an M.A. in theological studies from the Harvard Divinity School. He is a regular contributor to "On Faith," an online forum on religion produced byNewsweekand theWashington...
Title:Good Without God: What a Billion Nonreligious People Do BelieveFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.61 inPublished:October 26, 2010Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:006167012X

ISBN - 13:9780061670121


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?Good Without God is not just a brilliant book title but an indispensable and humane ideal. Greg Epstein?s wise and warm explanation of the humanist world view goes beyond the recent atheist bestsellers and speaks to the moral and spiritual impulses that have traditionally attracted people to religion.? (Steven Pinker, bestselling author of The Language Instinct and How the Mind Works)