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Paradoxes and clear meanings

Advantages: Diverse, short articles, interesting, thoughtful and thought-provoking
Disadvantages: Nothing more recent than 1994

---------------------------------- My title is a paradox, and people tend to be annoyed by paradoxes -- in many ways quite rightly. We suspect them of concealing muddle, and so of representing some kind of intellectual or spiritual cowardice. - Sermon ...

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Review of A Ray of Darkness - Rowan Williams

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Ludo dices with God

Advantages: Informative and reassuring for those who feel bound by social convention to pretend to believe in something that seems so nonsensical.
Disadvantages: People who do believe in God may take offense, because taking offense is so much easier than switching their brain on and thinking about anything.

Sir Ludovic Kennedy is best known as a presenter of TV programmes (This Week; Panorama; Did You See?) and has published a number of books dealing with the legal system and specifically miscarriages of justice. (The most famous being "10 Rillington Pla ...

PJE_ 20.03.2001 · Read full review
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Review of All In The Mind: A Farewell to God - Ludovic Kennedy

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Why You Should Become an Atheist

Advantages: easy to follow, well argued
Disadvantages: none

..."All in the Mind," by Ludovic Kennedy- the title says it all really.Kennedy's thesis is that God is an illusion created and sustained by the human mind to meet human needs.Christians say that the existence of the Earth means there must have been somebody ...

richardb 17.09.2000 · Read full review
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Review of All In The Mind: A Farewell to God - Ludovic Kennedy

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A laugh a minute.

Advantages: Good laughs.
Disadvantages: Not for everyone.

...I am the sort of person who (possibly quite wrongly!) who loves reading humorous stores about the misfortunes of other people, this was a book that I jumped at the chance of buying about three or four years ago. It was when I was visiting Exeter that I fo ...

ravingreviewer 15.05.2016 · Read full review
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Review of A Bundle Of Laughs - Mark Stibbe

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Benevolent Beliefs

Advantages: Clear thinking, positive and open-minded viewpoints about God, thought-provoking
Disadvantages: Would be hard to read at one sitting, unlikely to appeal to those who would most benefit from it

BRIAN MCLAREN Brian McLaren is a popular Christian writer in the US who has - probably rather to his dismay - become a highly controversial figure in some circles recently. I first heard of him mentioned some years ago, not always positively, as one ...

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Review of A Generous Orthodoxy - Brian McLaren

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