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Why I am not a Christian

and other essays on religion and related subjects

by Bertrand Russell

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Free thought,
  • Religion -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    A Touchstone book.

    StatementBertrand Russell ; edited, with an appendix on the "Bertrand Russell Case" by Paul Edwards.
    ContributionsEdwards, Paul, 1923-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 266 p. ;
    Number of Pages266
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17574699M
    ISBN 100671203231
    OCLC/WorldCa28915597

    "Why I Am Not a Christian" concludes that churches throughout history have retarded progress and states that we should instead "look to our own efforts here below to make this world a fit place to live in." Finally, "A Free Man's Worship", perhaps the most famous single essay written by Russell, considers whether humans operate from free will.   Why I am not a Christian and other religious essays: Am I An Atheist Or An Agnostic?; My Religious Reminiscences;Religion and Metaphysics; Has Religion Made Useful Contributions to Civilization?; How I Came by My Creed; Or, What I Believe; Why I Am a Rationalist. Bertrand Arthur William Russell,18 May –2 February ) was a British philosopher, logician, mathematician, Reviews: 1.

      Buy Why I am not a Christian: And Other Essays on Religion and Related Subjects (Routledge Classics) 2 by Russell, Bertrand (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). As your chairman has told you, the subject about which I am going to speak to you tonight is "Why I Am Not a Christian." Perhaps it would be as well, first of all, to try to make out what one means by the word "Christian." It is used in these days in a very loose sense by a great many people.

    Knowing this, let me indulge you as to why the existence of hell paints the Christian God as not fit for worshiping. I am a moderately compassionate individual, rational, moral, and nurturing. Most of all I am a creator, a mother. WHY I AM A CHRISTIAN by Dr. Warren F. Larson. There are three reasons why the author is a Christian and why he feels he made the right choice. These are rooted in the first book of the Bible and traceable throughout its entirety.


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There, his discussion of Jesus is fascinating and powerful. He explains why Jesus was not really that "wise", and also why he was not really a very caring by: As your Chairman has told you, the subject about which I am going to speak to you tonight is ‘Why I am not a Christian’.

Perhaps it would be as well, first of all, to try to make out what one means by the word ‘Christian’. It is used these days in a very loose sense by a great many people. Why I Am Not a Christian by Bertrand Russell Why I Am Not a Christian is a very representative book of essays of the great British philosopher and man of many talents, Bertrand Russell ( - ).

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Author Bio Jerry L. Walls is professor of philosophy of religion at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky/5(11). we can ore I take it that when I tell you why I am not a Christian I have to tell you two different things: first, why I do not believe in God and in immortality; and, secondly, why I do not think that Christ was the best and wisest of men, although I grant him a very high degree of moral Size: 68KB.

Bertrand Russell: Why I Am Not a Christian: Summary and Comments. Posted on 14 September by Mark R. Kelly. This is a famous essay/lecture by one of the 20 th century’s most influential philosophers. I first read the book containing this essay in Why I am not a Christian book, when I was 23; I was thrilled to find someone so eminent unapologetically spell out the.

In their book, Why I am not an Arminian, Peterson and Williams attempt to provide a defense of Dortian Calvinism by questioning the basic tenets of Arminian theology. Their study uses a two-pronged approach, sometimes discussing the controversy in the context of history, while at other times approaching the discussion on a topical basis/5(5).

Why I am a Christian is easy to read and presents the essentials of Christianity clearly. The book can be read devotionally by Christians with much profit. It can also be given as a gift to non-Christians interested in learning about Christianity.

(John E. Shaffett for The Christian Librarian, Volume)/5(47). Why I Am Not A Christian I just now – fifteen minutes ago – came to realize with the most crystal clarity I have ever had why I cannot call myself a Christian. Of course, as most of you know, I have not called myself a Christian publicly for a very long time, twenty years or so I suppose.

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Bertrand Russell first delivered this lecture on March 6, to the National Secular Society, South London Branch, at Battersea Town Hall. What Is a. Why I Am Not a Christian () Keith M.

Parsons. This essay was originally published for the Atlanta Freethought Society in Reprinted with permission. Introduction Why I Am Not a Christian 1. The Sins of Christianity 2. Kreeft and Tacelli on Hell 3. The Historicity of the Gospels The Gospels Were Written by Persons Unknown (Not Eyewitnesses).

Why I Am Not a Christian () Graham Oppy [A somewhat different version of this paper is forthcoming in Theism and Naturalism: New Philosophical Perspectives, edited by Paul Pistone and Quentin Smith, Oxford UniversityBertrand Russell gave a public lecture with the title "Why I Am Not a Christian."I regularly use the transcript of this lecture as the first reading in a second.

Why I am not Impressed by Bertrand Russell’s “Why I am not a Christian” from a talk given to the ODFR at Carnegie-Mellon University by David Snoke In the spirit of this forum, let me start by saying a few remarks about myself and my personal journey to faith.

I was not raised in a Christian home, except in Russell’s “geographical. Why I am Not a Christian - Bertrand Why I am Not a Christian - Bertrand Sign In. Details. Why I Am Not a Christian By Warren Rachele [email protected] Bertrand Russell’s essay Why I Am Not a Christian is a popular touch-point for the community of Atheist writers and thinkers.

It is a source of quotations as well as offering a comforting substantiation of their. Why I Am Not a Christian.

Bertrand Russell. Ratings; Publisher Description. Later in it was part of a book with the same title and reached international fame. He examines one by one several highly regarded arguments for the existence (or necessity) of God.

His main point however is the possibility of morality based on another /5(). 1. Why I Am Not a Moral Relativist Francis J.

Beckwith 2. Why I Believe Truth Is Real and Knowable Norman L. Geisler PART 2 WHY I BELIEVE IN GOD 3. Why I Am Not an Atheist J. Budziszewski 4. Why I Believe God Exists William Lane Craig 5. Why I Believe the God of the Bible Is the One True God Norman L. Geisler PART 3 WHY I BELIEVE IN MIRACLES Size: 1MB.Why I Am Not a Calvinist is a must-read for all who struggle with the limitations of this dominant perspective within evangelical theology.

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For the highest rational principle appealed to is that the world should enshrine the thoughts and preferences of Bertrand Russell simply because they are the thoughts and utterances of Bertrand Russell.