There are a lot of great books written by atheist authors over the past few years. Thomas james kirk iii born february 20, 1985, previously known by the pseudonym terroja lee kincaid, is an american youtube personality and podcast. A shier, more retiring atheist would not have done as well. The new atheist movements books as hard as they are to swallow is good books to have under your belt as a christian.
This is a rather loose schedule 2 weeks between each set of atheism vs. Well that was unexpected tj kirk the amazing atheist vows to destroy petersons book with his own forthcoming publication critiquing 12 rules for life. Also known by the name the amazing atheist, he is a ranter, author, and youtuber who discusses topics of religion, politics, and current events on his youtube channel, which has amassed over 1 million subscribers. For atheists, agnostics, and fans of religious stupidity steve ebling. I am the amazing atheist, youtube vlogger, notorious douchebag, lord of the neckbeards and allaround perverted weirdo. The douchebag bible is comprehensive anthology of all three major books published by controversial youtube star, the amazing atheist. Help us create the kind of literary community youve always dreamed of. Its a show meant to educate theists and the general public about atheists and takes calls from believers and nonbelievers alike. Oct 01, 2008 the following is a list of titles ive come across that have been listed as atheist fiction. His channel, known as the amazing atheist, rose to prominence through kirk s criticism of religion. Atheist fiction titles atheist fiction librarything. See more ideas about atheism, atheist and religion. Kirk has since expanded his focus to other political and social issues kirk has more than 1 million subscribers on his main channel, and.
This list is not in any specific order all 10 books are educational, entertaining and effective at communicating the atheist position. This does not seem to be a case of poor spelling on t. The atheist experience is a weekly cable access show in austin, texas that became popular worldwide with the rise of the internet. Thomas james tj kirk iii prominently known as the amazing atheist is an american internet personality, podcast host, and author. Whats right and wrong about the new atheism by phillip e. Christian theism i have a challenge for christians. It is maintained that everything we see in this world has a cause, and as. Everybody has their own individual take, but most of that is likely to be extremely familiar. I would say the bible has created more atheists than all the books on this list put together. French playwright, poet, actor and theatre director. Were available to take your call monday through friday, 11am est 7pm est.
Assuming that the purpose is not conversion, which is unlikely to work, any book that avoids the topic of religion is great. Jan 21, 2018 there are many other fantastic books and writers that christians should read to get accustomed and recognized with the atheist framework. Tj resides in ohio with his wife and his vicious guard pug. While i cant say that reading any one particular book was the key to my own deconversion from judaism to atheism, i have heard from a lot of fellow atheists about how this. I hope, despite that, or maybe because of it, youve been able to pick out five books that arent tedious, repetitive, or obvious.
I am the amazing atheist, youtube vlogger, notorious. If you must skip one of these five booksand i dont recommend doing sothis is the one to ignore, especially since it will be the most expensive to purchase, at. The christian atheist, by recovering christian atheist craig groeschel, is an honest, hardhitting and eyeopening look into the ways people believe in god but live as if he doesnt exist. Sep 15, 2014 what books would you put in your top 10 for becoming a better atheist. Death and other taxes, by robby miller adds to the works of phillip pullman, douglas adams and gene roddenberry. Thomas james kirk iii born february 20, 1985, previously known by the pseudonym terroja lee kincaid, is an american youtube personality and podcast host.
Top 10 books that made me a better atheist average atheist. The douchebag bible is comprehensive anthology of all three major books published by controversial youtube star, the amazing atheist aka tj kirk. I have read the bible through a couple of times and have studied it deeply. There are many books out there that explore religious themes. The first three books of ficinos platonic theology will step back and survey much of the ground covered by the foregoing authors. The vast majority of books that come out about atheism are either polemical or introductory. The great literature to which we return again and again provides a deep and exhaustive observation of the human experience. He is the reflection of issues that go far deeper and farther than his single youtube channel. You may have run across an image macro going around the internet recently featuring a picture of youtube ranter and sometime mens rights ally the amazing atheist aka terroja or tj kinkaid and an appalling quote, supposedly from him, arguing that mras should campaign to lower the age of consent, because nature already has an age of consent.
There are many books out there that explore religious themes and appeal to the religiouslyinclined amongst us. Atheist arguments and christian responses another unfinished project that will be written when i complete this list of books covering the new atheism and the best christian theist responses. For billions of people around the globe, god and religion are the biggest things in their lives. Tj kirk changes youtube username from amazing atheist to. It may be redundant to mention on this site, but the god delusion by richard dawkins is of course a good start, as well as many books explaining the motivation behind being an atheist by authors like christopher hitchens god is not great, sam harris and daniel dennett. From his own lapses in faith as a young man to the painful selfadmission he had to make as an established pastor, groeschels own journey will immerse you an. Also known by the name the amazing atheist, he is a ranter, author, and youtuber who discusses topics of religion, politics, and current events on his youtube channel, which has amassed over 1. That brings us to the final point, and perhaps the most disturbing. Then he realized he still had banner art and everything as amazing atheist, so until he could get that changed, he was going to change it back. Im an atheist and the guy fucking embarrasses me whenever he opens his mouth. Piecer i dont know if there was a same discussion topic in the old rd forum, but i think i need a book suggestion from you members that can help us understand the basics of atheism and learn modern atheism philosophy. Atheist, agnostic, freethinkers, humanist, nonreligious.
But no intelligent atheist who gives these books a fair read can fail to become a theist. The one omission i am very surprised about is there is no sign of the bible itself, from conversations i had with, and reading about atheists around the world from now going back many years. Five books for skeptics and seekers reasons for god. Kirk franklin is losing his religion and wants to help others. A collection of essays on politics, entertainment, humanity and more. A response to the new atheists by ravi zacharias and against all gods. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.
The douchebag bible signed and personalized taa store. Good responses will do you well in your own witnessing. Ethika politika five books a smart atheist should read. An amazing book by a lifelong atheist who reasons, finally, that molecular biology cannot be explained except as a miracle. Wilson, desmond morris, and david buss, what women wantwhat men want offers compelling new evidence about the real reasons behind mens and womens differing sexual psychologies and sheds new light on what men and women look for in a mate, the predicament of marriage in the modern world, the relation between sex and emotion, and. Atheist, agnostic, freethinkers, humanist, nonreligious, skeptic and secular books for kids. He has amassed a following of over 350,000 subscribers who have made his channel one of the top on youtube. I was listening to npr on the way to work or maybe it was the way home the other day, and i heard a story about how christian bookstores are doing very well across the u. It will, however, be very helpful in cementing the argument picked up in the preceding books. Franklin, the 45yearold producer, songwriter and recording artist, is releasing his first album in four years and took to his instagram to introduce the name and album art while musing about. The early 21st century has seen secularism and atheism promoted throughout the western world with an everincreasing vigor and militancy. The god delusion by richard dawkins, god is not great. Atheist intellectuals speak disparagingly about religion and predict that mankind is on the cusp of a new age in which religion will simply disappear as science, technology and reason are in the ascendant. A reading list this post contains affiliate links, and i receive small commissions for purchases made through these links.
Amazing atheist tj kirk converts to scientology matterhorn. But a small minority of us look out into the universe and see something so amazing that it could not possibly be the work of these tiny imagined gods. If you follow the links provided to buy books from barnes and noble, youll be helping to support internet infidels and the secular web. He was originally thinking of rebranding himself as tj kirk so he changed his name. A theist believes there is a god who made and governs all creation. Mar 18, 2020 rather than the intellectual the selfdescribed atheist imagines himself to be, god has pronounced, the fool says in his heart there is no god psalm 14. Top 10 atheism books the following books are a great start for anyone interested in learning more about atheism. Holy bible best god damned version the books of moses. For many of us literature is the only transcendent value because it is openended.
Five books a smart atheist should read by john ottens. The best books on atheism five books expert recommendations. The amazing atheist is a professional ranter who yells loudly in empty rooms, and puts videos of it on the internet. I think that if you are one of the people that god has called to reach those that have been corrupted by these teachings, then not only is reading these books ok, it is, in some ways, necessary. Its a challenge few will take up, but let me offer it anyway, even though many expert christian apologists have done it without a loss of faith. Apr 17, 2015 atheist intellectuals speak disparagingly about religion and predict that mankind is on the cusp of a new age in which religion will simply disappear as science, technology and reason are in the ascendant. Jan 31, 20 tj kirk is the owner and operator of the popular youtube channel, theamazingatheist. What does literature mean for the atheist who reads novels, plays, poetry a nd essays. It contains several books not on your list that should be. We are dedicated to supporting secular families and kids by publishing engaging childrens books. American author and host of the thinking atheist radio podcast. Thomas james tj kirk, better known online as the amazing atheist, is an american youtuber that. Invite them to read one of the following books with you.
He is the author of two books, deconverted 2012 and sacred cows 2015. Tj kirk is a professional ranter, author, and the creator of the youtube channel, the amazing atheist. Tj kirk s online presence rose to prominence through his criticism and commentary on topics such as politics, religion, and various other social issues, especially those of dogmatic nature including conservatism, christianity, islam, and thirdwave feminism. Well that was unexpected tj kirk the amazing atheist. Kirk franklin recently announced that he is on a mission to help people lose their religion when he revealed his new album title is losing my religion.
They seem to be the material that lay skeptics most often go to to defend their skepticism. Chapter 1 of genesis is probably the best known part of the bible and most people could tell you that its about how god created the world in seven days. I have a youtube channel with more that 400k subscribers and i average about 80120k views per video and i generally upload about 3 videos a week. A deist believes there is a god who created all things, but does not believe in his superintendence and government. He talks a lot about america in general, and this is one hell of an eye opener. Gregory house intj they point out things you might not like. At least a guy like sargon seems to have read some books in his life. The following are selected works of fiction which may be of interest.
Tj kirk is the owner and operator of the popular youtube channel, theamazingatheist. This is one of the ways readers can support atheist revolution. In the beginning so i think the first page of the bible is as good as place as any to begin. But, you can learn about them onebyone from the links provided in the website. Our books discuss and affirm atheism and agnosticism as well as celebrate the awe, mystery and wonder of the universe.
There are many other fantastic books and writers that christians should read to get accustomed and recognized with the atheist framework. How the worlds most notorious atheist changed his mind antony flew. The initial question was, what book would you give to an atheist. Musings of a subhuman abridged, in defense of evil. Why good is bad and bad is good, and neckbeard uprising. An atheist, after studying these books, probably wont become a christian. Perhaps the simplest and easiest to understand theism is the argument of the first cause. In a surprising move, famed antireligious youtube personality the amazing atheist has announced he has converted to scientology. It says nothing about the purpose of the gift giving.
Nov 04, 2008 an amazing book by a lifelong atheist who reasons, finally, that molecular biology cannot be explained except as a miracle. These articles present the real thoughts and feelings of everyday average atheists. Note, i dont ask what books make you an atheist, i ask what books make you a better atheist, i. Best of sam harris amazing arguments and clever comebacks part 3 duration. Neckbeard uprising contains so many blindingly obvious spelling and grammatical errors that id be tempted to say that t. Tj kirk is an obese high school dropout loser who made a name for himself objecting to, as peterson puts it, the kind of christianity a year old boy would object to. Tj kirk the amazing atheist calls out jordan peterson. Dividing the books of the bible into categories as seen below may be helpful in determining which books meet your interests. Kirk franklin is losing his religion and wants to help. He is accompanied by his dogmatic and dismissively atheist friend and assorted other odd characters. Flew was the premier atheist of his day, yet he nevertheless became a deist late in life. Well that was unexpected tj kirk the amazing atheist vows to destroy petersons book with his own forthcoming publication critiquing 12.
This book is much like the tv show south park, if you can ignore the vulgar delivery that is, if you have a problem with vulgar jokes and deliveries, i personally dont, its one hell of a smart book. The amazing atheists notsoamazing thoughts on the age. But a small minority of us look out into the universe and see something so amazing that it. Cookbook, photography book, art book, gardening, etc. A while back, i blogged about a book id read called 10 books that screwed up the world. Philosophy, fiction and polemic after 911 by arthur bradley and andrew tate is the lone volume that examines the new atheist tradition in fiction. How religion poisons everything by christopher hitchens, letter to a chr. This has led to the emergence of the new atheists, notable members of which include bestselling authors such as sam harris, daniel dennett, richard dawkins, and christopher hitchens.22 738 474 1005 1031 61 773 1473 30 390 630 836 730 276 1355 1035 292 540 604 25 538 363 978 299 687 615 1504 1083 648 908 130 1261 713 999 312 281 278 979 548 99 1272