A book review from my friend Glenn’s blog. I too recommend the book “True Reason”. Have a blessed day, David
The book True Reason: Confronting the Irrationality of the New Atheism responds to the claims of modern atheists who are fond of trying to take the rational high ground in the discussion of religion.
Tom Gilson is the editor of True Reason and also the author of a chapter in the book that reviews a 2011 debate between Christian William Lane Craig and atheist Sam Harris. Gilson summarizes the arguments of both Craig and Harris while not trying to prove whether Craig was correct or not. Gilson lists six major points of logical argument that Craig presented in the debate, then spends the rest of the chapter explaining Harris’ positions, with the goal of showing which man was reasonable.
Gilson states “What rational, logical, reasoned arguments did Harris use to respond? One struggles to find any reasoned answer at all. He paid Craig’s deadliest arguments no attention whatsoever.” (p.65…
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