Review of "The End of Faith" by David Eller Ph.D.
I could have sworn I posted this review a few weeks ago, but it doesn't seem to be anywhere in this forum. So here it is again.
Reason's Unreasonable Defender, Faith's Unlikely Friend:
A Discussion of Sam Harris' The End of Faith
There are certain book titles that should be permanently banned, including those that start with "the end of" (as well as any of its variations, such as "the twilight of," like the contrary and off-the-mark volume The Twilight of Atheism by Alister McGrath) and those that start with "the culture of." Both of these titles have been done to death, and frankly they show a lack of imagination that should alert the potential buyer and reader of such texts. Sam Harris breaks this rule with his new book; unfortunately, this is not the only manner in which he displays a lack of imagination and a dependence on exhausted and bankrupt themes.
As a rationalist and a non-theist