Books tagged: fundamentalism

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The Dawn of a New Age of Reason: Breaking Religion's Chains in the Twenty-first Century
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 103,490. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion & Science, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
If you have ever had doubts about your religion and felt guilty about it, fear not. You are one of a growing multitude who has struggled with the conflict between what they were taught in their youth and what their knowledge and their common sense tells them. If you fear that being a “Doubting Thomas” makes you unworthy or inferior, you really need to read this book.
Against The Grain: The American Mega-Church and Its Culture of Control
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,150. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013 by Narroway Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / Administration, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Institutions & Organizations
How can something meant for such good go so bad? Against the Grain takes you inside the mega-church machine, dissects the structure of these monolithic temples (claimed to be dedicated to God), and shows them for what they really are: huge mega-businesses that survive by using fear, guilt and psychological terror to control their followers.
Manifest Insanity, Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Think for Myself
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 128,710. Language: American English. Published: March 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious history
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Manifest Insanity is an irreverent social commentary that traces the history of Judeo-Christian doctrines and how they have evolved over the centuries, impudently contradicting the perception that these established beliefs were original to their traditions, and specifically challenging the evangelical Christian concept of literal inerrancy—yet, an entertaining, humorous and accessible read.
The Accidental Terrorist
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,080. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Coming of age
Judge Saxon is a 19-year-old disgruntled terrorist who can't escape from the violent cell his father enlisted him in. When the leader claims that God has chosen Judge to set off a nuke in a crowded city, Judge sees his chance for freedom. With the bomb in his backpack, Judge begins a life as a roadie for a rock band. When his past catches up to him, Judge learns how hard it is to escape his past.
Climbing Out of the Church of Christ: One Man's Fight Against Fundamentalism
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,430. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
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This is a book that openly challenges the tenets of fundamentalism, while chronicling the journey of an ex-evangelist away from religious literalism. This book is for atheists, believers, and everyone in between.
Islamic Fundamentalism in Egyptian Politics
Price: Free! Words: 158,160. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The purpose of this book is to identify and analyze the political positions of Egyptian Islamic fundamentalist movements and their chances for seizing power.
The Seven Shades of Darkness
Price: Free! Words: 31,810. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Psychology of Religion
In every single waking moment we make simple choices that empower either a higher or lower reality for our lives. Much of the associated thinking taking place without our knowing. The Seven Shades of Darkness looks at the many reasons we in those moments consciously or unconsciously choose to walk the lower path. The path that takes us into the proverbial valley of the shadow of death.
A Robin Redbreast in a Cage
Price: Free! Words: 108,230. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Robin Redbreast in a Cage is a novel about a teenaged girl taken from her alcoholic and promiscuous mother and sent to live with her uncle, a tyrannical fundamentalist minister. The only non-fundamentalist she befriends in high school is Jeremy Lawrence, a boy whose father was killed in a car accident; years later they serendipitously meet again.
Debunking Christian Circular Arguments and Assumptions
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 80,430. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / General, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism
Winston Wu's major treatise and book addressing and refuting every standard argument made by Christian Fundamentalists, Apologists and Evangelists, point-by-point from every angle. Uses solid arguments, reasoning and logic, with scholarly citations and quotations. Also contains shocking facts about the Bible and its evolution that most Christians don't know.
DELUSIONS — Pragmatic Realism
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,090. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012 by Inhousepress. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Philosophy of Science
(5.00)
The author advances compelling arguments regarding Delusions ingrained and perpetrated by both, the religious and the scientific communities. He concludes that science/religion argument is equally as deluded on both sides of the equation, particularly when advanced from the preeminently fundamentalist point of view.