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The Problem with God
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The Problem with God: Why Atheists, True Believers, and Even Agnostics Must All Be Wrong

Peter Steinberger

Abstract

Whether people praise, worship, criticize, or reject God, they all presuppose at least a rough notion of what it means to talk about God. Turning the certainty of this assumption on its head, this book shows that when we talk about God, we are in fact talking about nothing at all—there is literally no such idea—and so all of the arguments we hear from atheists, true believers, and agnostics are and will always be empty and self-defeating. This book's account is by no means disheartening or upsetting, leaving readers without anything meaningful to hold on to. To the contrary, it demonstrates ho ... More

Keywords: beliefs, God, modes of being, existence, truth, praise, worship, atheists, believers

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780231163545
Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: November 2015 DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231163545.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Peter Steinberger, author
Reed College