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On the barricades : religion and free inquiry in conflict, with Sidney Hook ... [et al.] ; edited by Robert Basil, Mary Beth Gehrman, Tim Madigan

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On the barricades : religion and free inquiry in conflict
Title
On the barricades
Title remainder
religion and free inquiry in conflict
Statement of responsibility
with Sidney Hook ... [et al.] ; edited by Robert Basil, Mary Beth Gehrman, Tim Madigan
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
291
Index
no index present
LC call number
BL2747.6
LC item number
.O6 1989
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • 1902-1989
  • 1959-
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  • Hook, Sidney
  • Basil, Robert
  • Gehrman, Mary Beth
  • Madigan, Tim
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  • Humanism
  • Religion
  • Religion and science
  • Humanisme (levensbeschouwing)
  • Godsdienst
  • Atheïsme
  • Religion
  • Wissenschaft
  • Humanismus
  • Freidenker
  • Religionskritik
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On the barricades : religion and free inquiry in conflict, with Sidney Hook ... [et al.] ; edited by Robert Basil, Mary Beth Gehrman, Tim Madigan
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Introduction / Robert Basil, Mary Beth Gehrman, Tim Madigan -- A secular humanist declaration / Paul Kurtz -- The ground we stand on: democratic humanism / Sidney Hook -- Freethought: past and present / Gordon Stein -- The religion of secular humanism / Paul H. Beattie with replies by Joseph Fletcher, Sidney Hook, Paul Kurtz -- Secular humanism in American political culture / Adolf Grünbaum -- Secular humanists: threat or menace? / Art Buchwald -- Of humanists and humor / Tim Madigan -- The future of humanism / Paul Kurtz -- Reading, writing, and religion / Mary Beth Gehrman -- Is belief in the supernatural inevitable? / William Sims Bainbridge -- Is religiosity pathological? / Albert Ellis -- Christian Science, faith-healing, and the law / Rita Swan -- The Watchtower: the truth that hurts / Laura Lage -- Joseph Smith and the Book of Mormon / George D. Smith -- Tea and sympathy on the way to Mecca -- Thomas Szasz -- "New age" gurus / Robert Basil -- 'Be healed in the name of god' / James Randi -- Peter Popoff reaches heaven via 39.17 megahertz / James Randi -- God helps those who help themselves / Thomas Flynn -- Does faith-healing work? / Paul Kurtz -- Was Jesus a magician? / Morton Smith -- Jesus in time and space / Gerald A. Larue -- The origins of Christianity / R. Joseph Hoffmann -- Keeping the secrets of the Dead Sea scrolls / John M. Allegro -- The continuing monkey war / L. Sprague de Camp -- Anti-science: the strange case of Paul Feyerabend / Martin Gardner with a response by Paul Feyerabend -- The importance of critical discussion / Karl Popper -- The constitution and religion / Sam J. Ervin, Jr. -- The Bible or the constitution? / Lowell P. Weicker, Jr. -- The founding fathers and the courage to doubt / Daniel J. Boorstin -- Isaac Asimov on science and the Bible -- B.F. Skinner on humanism, freedom, and the future of the human species -- Steve Allen and Jayne Meadows on the frailty of reason -- E.O. Wilson on sociobiology and reason -- The relativity of biblical ethics / Joe Edward Barnhart -- God and morality / Sidney Hook -- Are secular humanists evil? / Tom Franczyk -- Morality without religion / Marvin Kohl -- The case for active euthanasia / Gerald A. Larue
Extent
1 online resource (384 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036770652
Label
On the barricades : religion and free inquiry in conflict, with Sidney Hook ... [et al.] ; edited by Robert Basil, Mary Beth Gehrman, Tim Madigan
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Introduction / Robert Basil, Mary Beth Gehrman, Tim Madigan -- A secular humanist declaration / Paul Kurtz -- The ground we stand on: democratic humanism / Sidney Hook -- Freethought: past and present / Gordon Stein -- The religion of secular humanism / Paul H. Beattie with replies by Joseph Fletcher, Sidney Hook, Paul Kurtz -- Secular humanism in American political culture / Adolf Grünbaum -- Secular humanists: threat or menace? / Art Buchwald -- Of humanists and humor / Tim Madigan -- The future of humanism / Paul Kurtz -- Reading, writing, and religion / Mary Beth Gehrman -- Is belief in the supernatural inevitable? / William Sims Bainbridge -- Is religiosity pathological? / Albert Ellis -- Christian Science, faith-healing, and the law / Rita Swan -- The Watchtower: the truth that hurts / Laura Lage -- Joseph Smith and the Book of Mormon / George D. Smith -- Tea and sympathy on the way to Mecca -- Thomas Szasz -- "New age" gurus / Robert Basil -- 'Be healed in the name of god' / James Randi -- Peter Popoff reaches heaven via 39.17 megahertz / James Randi -- God helps those who help themselves / Thomas Flynn -- Does faith-healing work? / Paul Kurtz -- Was Jesus a magician? / Morton Smith -- Jesus in time and space / Gerald A. Larue -- The origins of Christianity / R. Joseph Hoffmann -- Keeping the secrets of the Dead Sea scrolls / John M. Allegro -- The continuing monkey war / L. Sprague de Camp -- Anti-science: the strange case of Paul Feyerabend / Martin Gardner with a response by Paul Feyerabend -- The importance of critical discussion / Karl Popper -- The constitution and religion / Sam J. Ervin, Jr. -- The Bible or the constitution? / Lowell P. Weicker, Jr. -- The founding fathers and the courage to doubt / Daniel J. Boorstin -- Isaac Asimov on science and the Bible -- B.F. Skinner on humanism, freedom, and the future of the human species -- Steve Allen and Jayne Meadows on the frailty of reason -- E.O. Wilson on sociobiology and reason -- The relativity of biblical ethics / Joe Edward Barnhart -- God and morality / Sidney Hook -- Are secular humanists evil? / Tom Franczyk -- Morality without religion / Marvin Kohl -- The case for active euthanasia / Gerald A. Larue
Extent
1 online resource (384 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036770652

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