The Resource God is not great : how religion poisons everything, Christopher Hitchens

God is not great : how religion poisons everything, Christopher Hitchens

Label
God is not great : how religion poisons everything
Title
God is not great
Title remainder
how religion poisons everything
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Hitchens
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Poses a case against organized religion that documents the myriad ways in which religion reflects human agendas and distorts sexuality and the perception of the origins of the universe, in a science-based analysis that considers the benefits of a secular world
Awards note
National book award finalist.--Cover.
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Hitchens, Christopher
Dewey number
200
Index
index present
LC call number
BL2775.3
LC item number
.H58 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Religion
  • Rationalism
  • Religion
  • Rationalisme
  • Rationalism
  • Religion
  • Religion
  • Rationalism
Label
God is not great : how religion poisons everything, Christopher Hitchens
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Putting it mildly -- Religion kills -- A short digression on the pig, or, Why Heaven hates ham -- A note on health, to which religion can be hazardous -- The metaphysical claims of religion are false -- Arguments from design -- Revelation : the nightmare of the Old Testament -- The New Testament exceeds the evil of the Old one -- The Koran is borrowed from both Jewish and Christian myths -- The tawdriness of the miraculous and the decline of Hell -- "The lowly stamp of their origin" : religion's corrupt beginnings -- A coda : how religions end -- Does religion make people behave better? -- There is no "Eastern" solution -- Religion as an original sin -- Is religion child abuse? -- An objection anticipated : the last-ditch "case" against secularism -- A finer tradition : the resistance of the rational -- In conclusion : the need for a new Enlightenment
Edition
1st trade ed.
Extent
1 online resource (320 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035369823
Label
God is not great : how religion poisons everything, Christopher Hitchens
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Putting it mildly -- Religion kills -- A short digression on the pig, or, Why Heaven hates ham -- A note on health, to which religion can be hazardous -- The metaphysical claims of religion are false -- Arguments from design -- Revelation : the nightmare of the Old Testament -- The New Testament exceeds the evil of the Old one -- The Koran is borrowed from both Jewish and Christian myths -- The tawdriness of the miraculous and the decline of Hell -- "The lowly stamp of their origin" : religion's corrupt beginnings -- A coda : how religions end -- Does religion make people behave better? -- There is no "Eastern" solution -- Religion as an original sin -- Is religion child abuse? -- An objection anticipated : the last-ditch "case" against secularism -- A finer tradition : the resistance of the rational -- In conclusion : the need for a new Enlightenment
Edition
1st trade ed.
Extent
1 online resource (320 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035369823

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