From the May/June, 2012 issue of Touchstone
science Life on Purpose by Logan Paul Gage

Life on Purpose

The Good Atheist: Living a Purpose-Filled Life Without God
by Dan Barker
Ulysses Press, 2011
(240 pages, $14.95, paperback)

Surprised by Meaning: Science, Faith, and How We Make Sense of Things
by Alister E. McGrath
Westminster John Knox Press, 2011
(144 pages, $17.00, paperback)

reviewed by Logan Paul Gage

Following the New Atheist tomes of 2004–2007, a host of atheist B-teamers capitalized on the newfound enthusiasm—so many that most bookstores now house an “Atheist” subsection. These authors include physicist Victor Stenger, professional “ske . . .


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