Godless Bibliography

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The following is a list of books, texts, articles and other media that are of interest to the godless blogger, writer, or reader. I’ll make some effort to include Amazon links in the near future, but I’ve listed them in APA format -my citation style of choice- in case you want to copy/past them in your own references section or bibliography.

Books and Texts.
Armstrong, Karen (1994). A History of God: The 4,000-Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Ballantine Books.

Atran, Scott (2002). In Gods We Trust : The Evolutionary Landscape of Religion, Evolution and Cognition. New York: Oxford University Press.

Barbour, Ian G (1998). Religion and Science. London: SCM Press.

Barrett, Justin L (2004). Why Would Anyone Believe in God?, Cognitive Science of Religion Series. Walnut Creek, Calif.; Oxford: Altamira Press.

Bellah, Robert N. (1976) Beyond Belief: Essays on religion in a post-traditional world. New York: Harper & Row.

Berman, David (1988). A History of Atheism in Britain: From Hobbes to Russell. London: Croom Helm.

Boyer, Pascal (2002). Religion Explained : The Human Instincts That Fashion Gods, Spirits and Ancestors. London: Vintage.

Brooke, John Hedley (1991). Science and Religion : Some Historical Perspectives, Cambridge History of Science. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Buckley, Michael J., S.J. (1987). At the Origins of Modern Atheism. New Haven and London: Yale University Press.

Clayton, Philip, and Zachary Simpson, eds. (2006). The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Science. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Crick, Francis (1994). The Astonishing Hypothesis. New York: Simon & Schuster,.

Dawkins, Richard (2006). The God Delusion. London: Bantam Press.

Dawkins, Richard (1986). The Blind Watchmaker. Harlow: Longman.

Dawkins, Richard (2006). The Selfish Gene. 30th anniversary ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Dennett, Daniel (1995). Darwin’s Dangerous Idea : Evolution and the Meanings of Life. New York ; London: Simon & Schuster.

Dennett, Daniel (2006). Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon. New York: Penguin.

Durkheim, E (1965). The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life. Translated by J.W.Swain. New York: Free Press.

Edwards, Paul (1985). “Logical Positivism and Unbelief.” In The Encyclopedia of Unbelief, edited by Gordon Stein, 422-35. Buffalo, N.Y.: Prometheus Books.

Ehrman, Bart D. (2008). God’s Problem: How the Bible Fails to Answer Our Most Important Question -Why We Suffer. New York: Harper Collins.

Ehrman, Bart D. (2005). Misquoting Jesus: the story behind who changed the Bible and why. New York: Harper Collins.

Gould, Stephen J. (1999). Rocks of Ages: Science and Religion in the Fullness of Life. New York: Ballantine.

Grayling, A.C (2007). Against All Gods. London: Oberon Books.

Harris, Sam (2004). The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason. New York: W.W. Norton & Co

Harris, Sam (2007). Letter to a Christian Nation. London: Bantam.

Hitchens, Christopher (2007). God Is Not Great: The Case against Religion. London: Atlantic Books.

Konner, Joan (2007). The Atheist’s Bible: an illustrious collection of irreverent thoughts. New York: Harper Collins.

Lambek, Michael (2006). “Anthropology and Religion.” In The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Science, edited by Philip Clayton and Zachary Simpson. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

McNamara, Patrick (ed.) (2006). Where God and Science Meet. West Port, CT: Praeger Publishers.

MacKay, Donald M (1980). Brains, Machines and Persons. Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans.

Martin, Michael (1990). Atheism : A Philosophical Justification. Philadelphia: Temple University Press

Martin, Michael, ed (2007). The Cambridge Companion to Atheism. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Mills, David (2006). Atheist Universe: the thinking person’s answer to Christian Fundamentalism. Berkeley, Ca: Ulysses Press

Norris, Pippa, and Ronald Inglehart (2004). Sacred and Secular: Religion and Politics Worldwide. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Onfray, Michel (2007). In Defense of Atheism: the case against Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. New York: Arcade Publishing.

Persinger, Michael A (1987). Neuropsychological Bases of God Beliefs. New York: Praeger.

Ruse, Michael (1994). Can a Darwinian Be a Christian?: The Relationship between Science and Religion. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Shanks, Niall (2004). God, The Devil, and Darwin: a critique of intelligent design theory. Oxford University Press.

Smart, J.J.C. And Haldane, J.J. (2003). Atheism and Theism, second edition. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing.

Stenger, Victor J (2007). God : The Failed Hypothesis : How Science Shows That God Does Not Exist. Amherst, N.Y.: Prometheus.

Weinberg, S (1977). The First Three Minutes. New York: Basic Books.

White, Andrew Dickson (1993). A History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom, Great Minds Series. Buffalo, N.Y.: Prometheus Books.

Wilson, David Sloan (2002). Darwin’s Cathedral : Evolution, Religion, and the Nature of Society. Chicago; London: University of Chicago Press.

Wilson, David Sloan (2002). Darwin’s Cathedral : Evolution, Religion, and the Nature of Society. Chicago; London: University of Chicago Press.

Zuckerman, Phil (2007). “Atheism: Contemporary Numbers and Patterns.” In The Cambridge Companion to Atheism, edited by Michael Martin. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Articles in Journals, Magazines, and Periodicals
Kosmin, Barry A; Mayer Egon; Keysar, Ariela (2001). American Religious Identification Survey 2001 (ARIS). The Graduate Center of the City University of New York.

Asser, Seth M. and Swan, Rita. (1998). Child fatalities from religion-motivated medical neglect. Pediatrics, 101 (4), 625-629.

Park, C.L., and S. Folkman (1997). Meaning in the Context of Stress and Coping. Review of General Psychology 1, 115-44.

Silberman, I (2005). Religion as a Meaning-System. Journal of Social Issues 61(4).

Theistic Perspectives
Beattie, Tina (2007). The New Atheists: The Twilight of Reason & the War on Religion. London: Darton, Longman and Todd Ltd.

Collins, Francis (2006). The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief. New York and London: Free Press.

McGrath, Alister E (1999). Science & Religion : An Introduction. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers.

McGrath, Alister E (2005). Dawkins’ God : Genes, Memes, and the Meaning of Life. Oxford: Blackwell.

McGrath, Alister E (2005). The Twilight of Atheism : The Rise and Fall of Disbelief in the Modern World. London: Rider.

Ward, Keith (2006). Is Religion Dangerous? Oxford: Lion.

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