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Against All Gods

What's Right and Wrong About the New Atheism

by Phillip E. Johnson and John Mark Reynolds

Against All Gods
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  • Published: February 25, 2010
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  • ISBN: 978-0-8308-7945-8
  • Item Code: 7945

The father of the intelligent design movement, Phillip Johnson, thinks the new atheists are right! How? They've put serious discussion about God back on the public agenda.

Despite their conclusions, folks like Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris and Daniel Dennett are asking the right questions. They're making belief in any religion an issue again, especially in the university context where, for decades, questions about faith and reason have been taken off the table for serious discussion. Open debate is exactly what we need on the topics of God, evolution and creation.

Together Johnson and John Mark Reynolds help us see the unique opportunity these vociferous and even evangelistic atheists are creating in their attempt to convert us to their unbelief. The authors show that we need not fear or react against these challenges. Rather they point to better ways to engage the opinions of this new, aggressive form of antireligious activity. With skill and insight they energetically take on the question of whether the evidence leads to a materialistic naturalism or points toward a creator God.

Be informed. Be encouraged. Join the discussion.


1 Introducing the New Atheists
2 Harvard's Aborted Requirement in Reason and Faith
3 Earth's Distinction
4 The Darwinian Worldview
5 The God Hypothesis in Physics
6 The Obstacle of Old Books
7 A Wonderful Education
8 Christianity and Beauty

Phillip E. Johnson

Phillip E. Johnson taught law for more than thirty years at the University of California, Berkeley, where he is professor emeritus. He is recognized as a leading spokesman for the intelligent design movement, and is the author of many books, including Darwin on Trial, Reason in the Balance, and Defeating Darwinism by Opening Minds.

Learn more about the 20th Anniversary of Darwin on Trial.

John Mark Reynolds

John Mark Reynolds (PhD, University of Rochester) is the provost at Houston Baptist University and the founder and director of the Torrey Honors Institute. Reynolds lectures frequently on ancient philosophy, philosophy of science, home schooling, and cultural trends.

He has taught philosophy at several colleges and universities, and he completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in the philosophy of science at Biola University. He regularly appears on radio talk shows, such as the Hugh Hewitt Show, and actively blogs on cultural issues at and for the Washington Post's online column On Faith.

His books include Three Views on Creation and Evolution(Zondervan) and The Great Books Reader (Bethany House).

Visit the Discovery Institute for more information about intelligent design and other recent scienctific research.