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Our book discussions last for 2 or 3 months each and are staggered so new book discussions are starting every month. You'll find all the information you need directly below: book titles, authors, genres, start and end dates for discussions, and links to the discussion forums. Try to buy or borrow your books early so you're ready for the discussions as soon as they begin. Author interviews or live chats may be scheduled for each book.
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A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn

#153: July, Aug. & Sept. 2017
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Darwin's Dangerous Idea: Evolution and the Meanings of Life by Daniel Dennett

#152: Mar., April & May 2017
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A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson

#150: Dec. 2016 thru Feb 2017
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God: The Most Unpleasant Character in All Fiction by Dan Barker, Foreword by Richard Dawkins

#148: Sept., Oct. & Nov. 2016
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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
Jules Verne

#151: Jan., Feb. & Mar. 2017
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Uncle Tom's Cabin
Harriet Beecher Stowe

#149: Oct., Nov. & Dec. 2016
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The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway: The Finca Vigia Edition
Ernest Hemingway

#146: May, June & July 2016
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Available as Kindle or paperback.
Soul Identity
Dennis Batchelder

#144: Feb., Mar. & Apr. 2016
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Faith and Reason 

It is sometimes argued that a rational faith is a contradiction in terms. The potential rationality of faith is an important factor in the assessment of the meaning of Christian belief.

In assessing the relation between faith and reason, we do well to avoid facile assumptions about the nature of faith. Faith is easily mocked, given that many people hold opinions by faith which on examination are unfounded. So Mark Twain defined faith as ‘believing things you know aint so,” while Richard Dawkins said faith is a blind vice. Twain’s definition has entered popular secular thought as a devastating critique of religion. But if we consider faith more objectively, there is also a role for faith in statements that are true, and this opens the potential for a virtuous path to reconcile faith and reason.

In the philosophy of science and religion, one of the leading great thinkers of the modern enlightenment, the Scottish philosopher David Hume, made a number of astute logical perceptions. Hume held that we cannot know if the sun will rise tomorrow, if there is a necessary connection between a cause and an effect, or if any statements of morality logically derive from statements of fact.

Against these devastating critiques of the limits of pure reason, Immanuel Kant argued that our knowledge in these areas is necessary as a universal condition of our experience. If principles such as causality, morality and regularity of nature did not  ...Read More...

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