By David Berman
Probably no doctrine has excited as a lot horror and abuse as atheism. this primary heritage of British atheism, first released in 1987, tries to give an explanation for this response whereas displaying the improvement of atheism from Hobbes to Russell. even supposing avowed atheism seemed strangely overdue – 1782 in Britain – there have been covert atheists within the center 17th century. through tracing its improvement from so early a date, Dr Berman supplies an account of a massive and engaging strand of highbrow history.
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