Sam Harris and Maajid Nawaz’s Book About Islam is Available Today in the U.S.

Atheist Sam Harris and Muslim Maajid Nawaz have written a book discussing the Islamic faith in the form of a conversation between the two. That also includes Nawaz correcting misconceptions about the faith held by Harris, who wasn’t raised in it.

It’s called Islam and the Future of Tolerance: A Dialogue:

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Richard Dawkins’ New Book, Brief Candle in the Dark, is Available Today in the U.S.

The second part of Richard Dawkins‘ autobiography, Brief Candle in the Dark: My Life in Science, is now available online and in bookstores across the country. (The title is a reference to the Carl Sagan phrase.)

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Why an Atheist “Facing Oblivion” is Optimistic About Life

J. D. Brucker has written books about why Christian beliefs fail and why religion itself is a problem.

His latest book, though, is far more introspective. It’s called Facing Oblivion: Essays on Life, Death and Grieving from a Nonbeliever (Atheist Republic, 2015):

In the excerpt below, Brucker explains why the absence of an afterlife doesn’t damper his spirit:

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20 Years After It Was First Released, The Golden Compass is Now a Graphic Novel

Twenty years after it was first published, Philip Pullman‘s His Dark Materials trilogy is getting a nifty reboot. Today marks the release of a graphic novel version of The Golden Compass (with the rest of the trilogy coming soon):

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The Story of Jesus… from God’s Perspective

We’re all pretty familiar with the stories of Creation, and Noah’s Ark, and David & Goliath… but the Bible offers a detached view of its characters.

What would it look like if you could read the Bible from God’s perspective?

That’s the gist of Chris Matheson‘s new book The Story of God: A Biblical Comedy about Love (and Hate) (Pitchstone Publishing, 2015):

In the excerpt below, Matheson tells us what God was thinking when it came to Jesus:

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