The best-seller list has not been kind to God lately. Evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins took aim at the big guy in The God Delusion. Then the well known writer Christopher Hitchens - never one to shy away from a fight - followed up with God is Not Great.
And after carefully considering the mounting number of arguments for atheism, Terry Eagleton decided that a rebuttal was in order. He's one of Britain's leading literary critics and theorists. His new book is Reason, Faith and Revolution: Reflections on the God Debate, takes on the two leading atheists whom Eagleton refers to, simply as, Ditchens. He was in Derry, Northern Ireland.
Sunday, 21 June 2009
The God debate - Terry Eagleton
Terry Eagleton is interviewed on cbc.ca (at the bottom of the page)
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