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Document Type

Book Review

Journal or Conference Title

Tricycle: The Buddhist Review

Volume

18

Issue

3

First Page

96

Last Page

101

Publication Date

Spring 2009

Department

Religion and Philosophy

Abstract

"Not long ago I taught a seminar on science and religion that required three fo the most widely read gospels of the so-called new atheism: Richard Dawkin's The God Delusion, Daniel Dennett's Breaking the Spell, and Sam Harris's The End of Faith. As I read along, I found the Buddhist in myself in large agreement. after all, Gotama himself had been highly skeptical of the God-idea, involving as it often did an onmipotence he could not square with either the world's suffering or his belief in human freedom." ~ from the article

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Publisher Statement

"Buddhist Thoughts on the Battle for God" by Philip Novak, originally published in the Spring 2009 issue of Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, vol. XVIII, no. 3. www.tricycle.com.

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