C. S. Lewis Vs the New Atheists

C S Lewis Vs the New Atheists The book will counter the new atheist movement using the arguments of C S Lewis thereby appealing to readers interested in both loci and showing that there is nothing especially new about the new ath

  • Title: C. S. Lewis Vs the New Atheists
  • Author: Peter S. Williams
  • ISBN: 9781842277706
  • Page: 235
  • Format: Paperback
  • The book will counter the new atheist movement using the arguments of C.S Lewis, thereby appealing to readers interested in both loci and showing that there is nothing especially new about the new atheism How might C.S Lewis, the greatest Christian apologist of the twentieth century, respond to the twenty first century new atheism of Richard Dawkins, Christopher HThe book will counter the new atheist movement using the arguments of C.S Lewis, thereby appealing to readers interested in both loci and showing that there is nothing especially new about the new atheism How might C.S Lewis, the greatest Christian apologist of the twentieth century, respond to the twenty first century new atheism of Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens and company Might Lewis own journey from atheism to Christian belief illuminate and undercut the objections of the new atheists Christian philosopher Peter S Williams takes us on an intellectual journey through Lewis conversion in conversation with today s anti theists This book shows the breadth, depth, and durability of Lewis s Christian apologetics Michael Ward, chaplain at St Peter s College, Oxford

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    1. "you may not be certain yet whether you ought to be a Christian; but you do know you ought to be a man, not an ostrich, hiding its head in the sands." C. S. Lewis, "Rabbit or Man?"Dense reading, as one would expect of philosophical discussions. To fully appreciate the topics argued, one must be willing to read slowly and carefully. (The tiny font didn’t help.) The upshot of Williams’ argument is that modern neo-atheists vary little from the logical positivists of Lewis’ day, so matching th [...]

    2. "C. S. Lewis vs. the New Atheists" collects the various arguments C. S. Lewis made for the existence of God into a format that answers the objections to God made by atheists such as Christopher Hitchens and Richard Dawkins. The book shows scientism to be logically inconsistent. It presents the arguments from desire and reason and considers the problem of goodness. There is also a chapter covering the historicity of Jesus and Lewis's recognition that Jesus was God rather than being a liar or insa [...]

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