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By David Berman

ISBN-10: 0415822114

ISBN-13: 9780415822114

ISBN-10: 1138965529

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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 showing the improvement of atheism from Hobbes to Russell. even though avowed atheism seemed strangely past due – 1782 in Britain – there have been covert atheists within the heart 17th century. by way of tracing its improvement from so early a date, Dr Berman offers an account of an immense and interesting strand of highbrow history.

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Most likely no doctrine has excited as a lot horror and abuse as atheism. this primary historical past 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 if avowed atheism seemed strangely overdue – 1782 in Britain – there have been covert atheists within the center 17th century.

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