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The atheist and the holy city

George Klein

The atheist and the holy city

encounters and reflections

by George Klein

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Klein, George, 1925-,
  • Oncologists -- Biography,
  • Cancer,
  • Science,
  • Philosophy,
  • Medical Oncology -- essays,
  • Philosophy, Medical -- essays,
  • Science -- essays

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGeorg Klein ; translated by Theodore and Ingrid Friedmann ; foreword by Lewis Thomas.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC265 .K5413 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 223 p. ;
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1854167M
    ISBN 100262110415
    LC Control Number90005904

    with this holy book reveals a complex, beautiful and often contradictory guide for humanity. Ken's Guide to the Bible, by Ken Smith With a Foreword by Frank R. Zindler, the editor of American Atheist press, the book has 12 major chapters, plus Bibliography, Subject . The Atheist And The Holy City MIT Press: Encounters and Reflections The MIT Press: : Klein, George: Libros en idiomas extranjeros5/5(3).

      For me it wasn't the religions themselves that lead to atheism. That came later. What actually happened was, I wondered how we could take memories to an afterlife without a hippocampus. So I dug into neuroscience and tried to figure it out. I cam. View more videos from Holy Koolaid (Thomas Westbrook). Already an Atheist or looking to improve your knowledge? Check out our recently posted items below, then .

      George Klein, in his book The Atheist in the Holy City, self-describes: “I am an atheist. My attitude is not based on science, but rather on faith The absence of a Creator, the non-existence of God is my childhood faith, my adult belief, unshakable and holy” (39).   The Search for the True Holy Book of all “Holy” Books The Search for the True Holy Book of all “Holy” Books. by Nat Weeks on July 1, Share: if ever we went to church), I had become an intellectual humanist. I wasn't ornery enough to be an atheist, though; I considered myself an amiable agnostic. I would have scoffed at anybody.


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Here, George Klein, scientist, humanist, philosopher, attempts to reconcile his atheist beliefs in a city steeped in religion.

No one can convince him of the existence of God. The scars of Auschwitz are too deep to heal.5/5(5). Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Ateisten och den heliga staden by George Klein,MIT Press edition, in English The atheist and the holy city ( edition) | Open LibraryCited by: 8. George Klein, The Atheist and the Holy City. This book was a gift to me from George Klein, a Hungarian-Swedish tumor biologist and virologist at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm.

George and his wife Eva are best known in biological circles for their pioneering discovery of the role of the Epstein-Barr virus in Burkitt’s lymphoma and. The atheist and the holy city: encounters and reflections User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

These elegant and learned essays are developed from a foreword that Klein wrote for Peter Noll's In the Face of Death (LJ 12/89). Klein himself, a world-renowned cancer researcher, has spent his. Religion for Atheists: A non-believer's guide to the uses of religion is a book by Alain de Botton published in It argues that while supernatural claims made by religion are false, some aspects of religion are still useful and can be applied in secular life and : Alain de Botton.

The last chapter 'The Atheist and the Holy City' set in Jerusalem, is his most personal writing. Here, George Klein, scientist, humanist, philosopher, attempts 5/5.

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The Atheist and the Holy City: Encounters and Reflections George Klein, Author, Theodore Friedmann, Translator, Ingrid Friedmann, Translator MIT Press (MA) $22 (p) ISBN More. The Atheist and the Holy City: Encounters and Reflections; Buy this book. This collection of essays by a noted cancer researcher belongs to the tradition of science writing followed by Lewis.

Get this from a library. The atheist and the holy city: encounters and reflections. [George Klein] -- This series of dialogues between the spiritual and the scientific is framed by.

The anecdotes are at times charming and at times dreary. (Leo Szilard bargained scarce disposable razor blades for world peace with Khrushchev. Sol Spiegelmann was moody and given to depression.) The format of this work is unstructured—more a series of essays than a book. At times the style is quite : Richard J.

Ugoretz. In this series of 15 essays, which won the Letterstedt Prize, Sweden's equivalent of the Pulitzer, distinguished cell biologist George Klein shares his considerable insights on science and on human nature.

Organized loosely as "The Wisdom and Folly of Scientists," "Journeys," "Viruses and Cancer," and "La Condition Humaine," the essays range from lucid explanations of biological and genetic.

“ Atheism is more than just the knowledge that gods do not exist, and that religion is either a mistake or a fraud. Atheism is an attitude, a frame of mind that looks at the world objectively, fearlessly, always trying to understand all things as a part of nature.

Atheist Universe: The Thinking Person's Answer to Christian Fundamentalism by David Mills Book Description Clear, concise, and persuasive, Atheist Universe details exactly why God is unnecessary to explain the universe and life's diversity, organization, and beauty.

The author thoroughly rebuts every argument that claims to "prove" God's. In Florida, an atheist became incensed over the preparation for Easter and Passover holidays and decided to contact the local ACLU about the. I never needed a book a book about atheism because atheism can be summarized in one sentence.

Most of the books about atheism is about bashing believers which is another topic. I was a young teen when I realized there was no God.

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Barnes won the Man Booker Prize for his book The Sense of an Ending (). Dave Barry (born ): American author and columnist, who wrote a nationally syndicated humor column for the Miami Herald from to Barry is the son of a Presbyterian minister, and decided "early on" that he.

Lee Strobel spent two years of his life studying, researching, learning everything he could in order to disprove the resurrection and deity of Christ.

What he found instead changed his life forever. The references I am referring to in this lecture, An Atheist Perspective on the Crusades, may be found in the Bibliography at the end of the printed text at In this lecture, I shall discuss the Crusades, or so-called Holy Wars, of the Middle Ages.- Duration: 24 minutes.

- Duration: 26 minutes. We end out the year by going back to the "Biblical Gender Roles" blog and trying to keep in our lunch. *Record Intro for DMA* Make a creative video.Common to all portrayals of the Hollywood Atheist is the idea that faith is the natural state and something must occur to drive the character away from the norm.

Given that the majority of humans worldwide are religious (to varying degrees), this understandably colors media greatly, but still, it's always 'my reason for not believing is X.' One.