Although this book is short and simple, it gets its point across effectively. The author is only 24 years old and a recent college graduate, but already a published author. You can tell he is passionate about disproving religion and dogma, but his writings are unsophisticated. Throughout the book he presents a concise case on how the Bible and Christian dogma contradict themselves. Anyone who reads this should understand how contradictory the Bible and Christianity are. This topic has been a personal interest of mine ever since high school.
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Although this book is short and simple, it gets its point across effectively. The author is only 24 years old and a recent college graduate, but already a published author. You can tell he is passionate about disproving religion and dogma, but his writings are unsophisticated. Throughout the book he presents a concise case on how the Bible and Christian dogma contradict themselves.
Anyone who reads this should understand how contradictory the Bible and Christianity are. This topic has been a personal interest of mine ever since high school. At my Jesuit high school, I would highlight passages in the Bible that contradicted each other, promoted hate or violence, or simply did not make any sense. The most important thing to take away from this book is to make up your own mind about religion based on critical thinking and reasoning.
The worst thing you can do is inherit your religion from your parents, family, or culture without question. Your beliefs about life, death, religion, philosophy, good and evil, etc. This book is a good reminder that critical thinking is so important, and most people put critical thinking aside when it comes to religion. Share this:.
Disproving Christianity and Other Secular Writings (2nd edition, revised)
Monday, February 23, David G. McAfee is another curious item that has come my way of late. His book was originally self-published according to Wikipedia, but evenually found a publishing home with "Dangerous Little Books" a book series challenging traditional faith. Unlike other similar texts, DC does not spend much of its pages attacking percieved logical fallacies in the Bible.
DISPROVING CHRISTIANITY DAVID MCAFEE PDF
The narrative seems to suggest a violent God willing to justify the deaths of forty two small children for simply mocking Elisha. Never mind looking for Christians who are aware of the story, and provide intelligible explanations for it, including showing that there were not "small children" and what they did far exceeded "simply mocking". In the same way, Ezekiel receives two pages of treatment; all but one paragraph of that is a quoting of it, and all but one sentence of that paragraph is explaining what the passage describes bones rising from the dead , and that one sentence is: "This is considered to be an extremely absurd and radical idea, to say the least. Yes, it is, and yet McAfee has the temerity to say things like, "it is impossible to argue" that the Bible "is without faults once you are well informed in regard to it contents. Not hardly. DC is clearly little more than yet another inevitable product of an age afflicted by the Dunning Effect, in which people think that their opinion is worth attention merely by virtue of them having it. Nick Peters reams it, too.
Disproving Christianity With David G Mc Afee
Mokree Interview With David G. Mcafee — Atheist Parents: Parenting Without Belief A cynic might put this down to an unimaginable reflex of reviews editors: They are also forgetting about deadly natural disasters, diseases, harsh seasons, cancer-causing sun rays, etc. The Skeptical Writings of David G. What is the best argument you have ever heard that there is a god? Information about shipping policies for other christianjty can be found here: The most common argument, however, is the argument davic irreducible complexity or the argument for design.
Critique of David McAfee’s Disproving Christianity and other Secular Writings
This is a man truly out of his depth. In Misquoting Jesus, Ehrman tells the story behind the mistakes and changes that ancient scribes made to the New Testament and shows the great impact they had upon the Bible we use today. Sam Harris Mccafee by: For those of you who may be reading this and thinking that I am simply hounding him, rest assured that this is an agreed upon project by David and myself. McAfee, an author who studies religions, teamed up with writer and illustrator Chuck Harrison to create The Belief Book. David G. Return to Book Page. He could have mentioned the engineering problems facing building a wooden ark with ancient ship-building technology, but he clearly got the point across.