A History of Atheism in Britain: From Hobbes to Russell by David Berman

By David Berman

Probably no doctrine has excited as a lot horror and abuse as atheism. this primary heritage of British atheism, first released in 1987, tries to provide an explanation for this response whereas displaying the advance of atheism from Hobbes to Russell. even supposing avowed atheism seemed strangely overdue – 1782 in Britain – there have been covert atheists within the center 17th century. via tracing its improvement from so early a date, Dr Berman provides an account of an enormous and engaging strand of highbrow history.

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