Battling the Gods: Atheism in the Ancient World (Paperback)
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Battling the Gods: Atheism in the Ancient World (Paperback)

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Paperback 304 Pages / Published: 05/01/2017
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How new is atheism? Long before the Enlightenment sowed seeds of disbelief in a deeply Christian Europe, atheism was a matter of serious public debate in the Greek world. But history is written by those who prevail, so the lively free-thinking voices of antiquity were mostly suppressed. Tim Whitmarsh brings to life the origins of the secular values at the heart of the modern state, and reveals how atheism and doubt, far from being modern phenomena, have intrigued the human imagination for thousands of years.

Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 9780571279319
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 285 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 22 mm
Edition: Main

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Grace At Birmingham

“Interesting and in depth.”

A very interesting and in depth look into ancient religion, mainly focused on Greek and Roman, and atheism and non belief around those times.
Not for the casual reader, you need to have a good understanding of Greek... More

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