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All in the mind : a farewell to God

Ludovic Kennedy explores the question of whether we are any longer justified in interpreting what we call God as an autonomous, sentient being, or whether the time has come to recognize him as we do all history's gods - as images created by the human mind to meet human needs
Print Book, English, 1999
Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1999
Controversial literature
xvii, 302 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
9780340680636, 0340680636
Part one: Belief: Then
Early mythologies
Judaeo-Christian mythologies
The spreading of the word
Christianity's killing fields
Part two: Disbelief: The coming of the Enlightenment: Copernicus, Galileo and Newton
The first atheists 1540-1840
Darwin and after
The twentieth century
Touching the transcendent