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Moral Case Against Religious Belief

by R. A. Sharpe

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Published by Trinity Press International .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics & moral philosophy,
  • Philosophy of religion,
  • Christian Life - General,
  • Christian Theology - General,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Christian Life

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10560829M
    ISBN 100334026806
    ISBN 109780334026808
    OCLC/WorldCa37104971

    Morality Without Religion Quotes. ― Paul Bloom, Against Empathy: The Case for Rational Compassion. tags: cognitive-process, decision-making, In drawing these consequences from his beliefs about the death of God and from Social Darwinism, Nietzsche provided the part of the Nazi belief system which ‘justified’ the cruel steps they.   His new book, “The Moral Landscape,” aims to meet head-on a claim he has often encountered when speaking out against religion: that the scientific worldview he .

      Abstract: Some same-sex marriage activists might wish to exclude certain moral and religious viewpoints from the same-sex marriage debate. Evidence shows, however, that religion and moral. Religion in the Workplace Because of our country's great diversity, employers may hire employees from a great variety of countries and religious backgrounds. In an ideal work environment, the religious beliefs of a given employee, or of the employer, do not create conflicts.

      Making that choice isn't a moral failing. On the contrary, it's often a great, healthy, overwhelmingly positive choice. Whenever you choose to have .   Christianity is the most widely practiced religion in the world, with more than 2 billion followers. The Christian faith centers on beliefs regarding the birth, life, death and resurrection of.


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Moral Case Against Religious Belief by R. A. Sharpe Download PDF EPUB FB2

He does not believe in God for moral reasons and argues that in some ways morality is corrupted by religion. He claims that religious belief does not necessarily make its possessor an authority on matters moral and that spokesmen and spokeswomen for religion are often badly wrong about moral questions as a result of their religious by: 1.

He claims that religious belief does not necessarily make its possessor an authority on matters moral and that spokesmen and spokeswomen for religion are often badly wrong about moral questions as a result of their religious commitment.

Some virtues cease to be virtues when given a religious Pages: The Religious Case Against Belief and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - /5(40). Books The Moral Case Against Religious Belief Marilyn Kane reviews The Moral Case Against Religious Belief by R.A. Sharpe. Once, asked to comment on a book, Abraham Lincoln replied, “People who like this sort of thing will find this is the sort of thing they like.” Lincoln’s reply doesn’t reveal much about his own evaluation of the book.

The Religious Case Against Belief introduces three kinds of ignorance: ordinary ignorance (a mundane lack of knowledge, such as ignorance of tomorrow’s weather or the reason why your stove is malfunctioning), willful ignorance (an intentional avoidance of accessible knowledge), and finally higher ignorance (a learned understanding that no matter how many truths we may accumulate, our /5.

He does not believe in God for moral reasons and argues that in some ways morality is corrupted by religion. He claims that religious belief does not necessarily make its possessor an authority on matters moral and that spokesmen and spokeswomen for religion are often badly wrong about moral questions as a result of their religious commitment.4/5(1).

No 'case against God', however watertight, means much if it's directed at the wrong target. Yet prominent atheists display an almost aggressive lack of. Most religious people think their morality comes from their religion. And deeply religious people often wonder how atheists can have any morality at all.

Staunchly religious people's minds are dominated by emotion over analytic thinking, a study has suggested. Religious people "cling" to certain beliefs in the face of evidence because those views are closely tied to their moral compasses, new studies have suggested.

George H. Smith is the author of the world's most popular book on nonbelief -- Atheism: The Case Against God--and Atheism, Ayn Rand, and Other Heresies. Bibliographic information Title4/5(7).

The God Delusion is a book by English biologist Richard Dawkins, a professorial fellow at New College, Oxford, and former holder of the Charles Simonyi Chair for the Public Understanding of Science at the University of Oxford.

In The God Delusion, Dawkins contends that a supernatural creator almost certainly does not exist and that belief in a personal god qualifies as a delusion, which Author: Richard Dawkins. About this report. This analysis, updated on Oct. 3,was originally published in as part of a larger series that explored different aspects of the complex and fluid relationship between government and religion.

This report includes sections on school prayer, the pledge of allegiance, religion in school curricula, and the religious liberty rights of students and teachers.

Morality and religion is the relationship between religious views and morals. Many religions have value frameworks regarding personal behavior meant to guide adherents in determining between right and wrong. These include the Triple Gems of Jainism, Islam's Sharia.

Thanks for the A2A, Well, here goes: Advantages: Religion has all the answers. It gives one justification to look no further for explanation. It gives one a sense of importance, a superiority over others.

It defines ground rules, it sets about a. The nonprofit Freedom From Religion Foundation works to educate the public on matters relating to nontheism, and to promote the constitutional principle of separation between church and state.

Thus, religious beliefs evolve only as the interpretation of the texts change. This is often a very slow process. What the books say is fixed; how they are interpreted is evolving.

Because of the close interaction between religion and culture, change happens at a very slow rate -- often over generations. This fact might seem to favor religious arguments for morality rather than moral arguments for religious belief, but if someone believes that morality is in some way “objective” or “real,” and that this moral reality requires explanation, moral arguments for God’s reality naturally suggest themselves.

Consequently, religious people will devote immense energy to so-called moral problems—such as gay marriage—where no real suffering is at issue, and they will happily contribute to the surplus of human misery if it serves their religious beliefs.

A case in point: embryonic-stem-cell research is one of the most promising developments in the. Why this Matters. The point is, as Paul Cliteur highlights in The Secular Outlook, any religious-based ethics therefore is fundamentally definition, a moral decision based on religion Author: Tauriq Moosa.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Landmark Supreme Court Cases Reynolds v. United States () The Court examined whether the federal anti-bigamy statute violated the First Amendment’s Free Exercise Clause, because plural marriage is part of religious practice.

It unanimously upheld the federal law banning polygamy, noting that the Free Exercise Clause forbids government from regulating belief, but does allow government [ ].Beliefs and cognitive processes influence how people deal with stress, suffering and life problems.

Religious beliefs can provide support through the following ways: Enhancing acceptance, endurance and resilience. They generate peace, self-confidence, purpose, forgiveness to the individuals own failures, self-giving and positive by: That no longer appears to be the case.

Twice as many 12th graders and college students in the s (vs. the s) said they never attend religious services. 75% more 12th graders said that.