5 thoughts on “If There’s a God, Why Are There Atheists? Why Atheists Believe in Unbelief

  1. This is probably the most interesting book I’ve read to this point in 2016, but the title does not serve it very well. It should probably have the more general title “the psychology of unbelief” or perhaps “psychological reasons for unbelief.”

    It starts out by observing for a number of pages the prevalence and stubbornness of man’s refusal to believe in God. Since I already understood that, I found much of roughly the first half of the book relatively boring, and wondered how much I would learn f

  2. The book is not a refutation of atheism per se, but a biblical treatment on the larger topic of unbelief using psychological categories. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed the book. This book was written before the phenomenon of the New Atheists (which I don’t see as new in content nor even in it’s fury against God, contrary to what some observers might say about this movement’s attitude; it’s just repackaged and marketed as new that’s all). Nevertheless, it’s still relevant. One thing that I took away fro

  3. The title makes this book sound not very exciting but I found it to be a fascinating book. I actually picked it up at the National Ligonier’s conference in Orlando this year and chose it because of the good price and the chapters intrieged me. I don’t know why but I find unbeleif very interesting and this book, speaking on the psychology of unbelief, provided much to chew on and was chock full of Scripture. It is one of those books that I want to read again in the future.

  4. First, the book title is completely inaccurate. The tile should be, ‘There are many psychologically desirable reasons for belief in a god, but there are also many undesirable consequences for specifically believing in the Christian god.’ The author attempts to show that while some have argued belief in a god is simply a psychological way for people to cope with life’s problems, a specific belief in the Christian god is actually more psychologically challenging than disbelief.

    Second, the book is

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