R. Albert Mohler Jr.'s Atheism Remix: A Christian Confronts the New Atheists PDF

By R. Albert Mohler Jr.

ISBN-10: 1433504979

ISBN-13: 9781433504976

A best Christian highbrow explores the most recent pressure of atheism, its optimal thinkers, the cultural stipulations that experience bred it, and the way Christians should still respond.

Something has replaced in American tradition. What for years was once a little-regarded trust system-atheism-has now received a wide, and extending, nationwide listening to in the course of the writings of "new atheists" corresponding to Dawkins, Dennett, Harris, and Hitchens.

Wanting to either tell and equip serious-minded Christians concerning this cultural shift, R. Albert Mohler Jr. explores the surroundings that has bred the "new atheism" whereas additionally introducing readers to the movement's 4 major thinkers and the contours in their arguments. Mohler-deemed "the reigning highbrow of the evangelical move within the US" by way of Time magazine-then makes use of this starting place to pinpoint 8 significant distinctives that make the recent atheism new, and to debate the way forward for Christianity in dating to it.

At college and in the neighborhood, Christians are bound to come across those who were formed via this pressure of atheism. this is willing perception that any believer can use to appreciate and problem the recent atheists.

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The most significant dimension of this 32 The Endgame of Secularism institutional secularization has to do with the secularization of the academy. 14 Third, activities such as education and welfare, which used to be done by the church and in the name of the church, have now largely been taken over by the bureaucratic state. Fourth, Sommerville argued, mentalities and worldviews would be secularized. At the level of worldview, basic presuppositional ideas would be secularized and, almost imperceptibly, the mind would be secularized.

And thus began the common school project to which he was so committed. So far as I know, however, Dewey never called it child abuse. That is a term that is unique to the New Atheists. Eighth and finally, the New Atheists argue that religion itself must be eliminated in order to preserve human freedom. Freedom is the one great good for these secularists, and thus any restriction on human freedom is by definition wrong. In their view, humanity can never be free if the authority of God and church are not overturned.

27 Sam Harris adds that even in the four Gospels, Jesus clearly believes that people are going to hell. Not only that, but in the book of Matthew, Jesus takes responsibility for the entire Old Testament—“not an iota, not a dot, will pass,” he says (Matt. 5:18). He is not, as some Protestant liberals would have it, a new face of God, or a way for God to repair a bad reputation. No, Jesus is to be rejected just as forcefully as the vengeful God of the Old Testament. 28 In other words, Dawkins argues that religion poses a social danger because it creates an “in” group and an “out” group, which is the very definition of exclusivism.

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