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The Resource Imagine there's no heaven : how atheism helped create the modern world, Mitchell Stephens

Imagine there's no heaven : how atheism helped create the modern world, Mitchell Stephens

Label
Imagine there's no heaven : how atheism helped create the modern world
Title
Imagine there's no heaven
Title remainder
how atheism helped create the modern world
Statement of responsibility
Mitchell Stephens
Title variation
Imagine there is no heaven
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Traveling from classical Greece to twenty-first century America, this book explores the role of disbelief in shaping Western civilization
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stephens, Mitchell
Dewey number
211/.809
Index
index present
LC call number
BL2747.3
LC item number
.S748 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Atheism
  • Atheism
  • Atheism
Target audience
adult
Label
Imagine there's no heaven : how atheism helped create the modern world, Mitchell Stephens
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [279]-320) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : Everything must be examined -- How can that be? Why disbelief -- A clear understanding of what happened : disbelief and learning arrive together in Greece -- They forbid rational speculation : disbelief and learning decline together in Christian Europe -- Nothing but this visible world : Europe's return to reason -- How Heaven goes : disbelief and science in the seventeenth century -- Open your eyes : the beginnings of the enlightenment -- Bombs on the House of the Lord : the enlightenment argument for atheism -- The beast let loose : revolution in America and France -- This glorious land of freedom : abolition, suffrage and freethinking -- Free rovers on the broad, bright, breezy common of the universe : working-class atheism in nineteenth-century Britain -- To wipe away the entire horizon : creating the twentieth century -- The passions of this earth : living without gods -- The gods are being driven from the earth : secularism in Europe and America -- This breach of naïveté : religion unguarded -- Epilogue : Above us only sky
Control code
ocn852658386
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 328 pages
Isbn
9781137002600
Lccn
2013035039
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
211.8 ST44 ; XX-N ; es ; Y13BP042.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 852658386
  • (OCoLC)852658386
Label
Imagine there's no heaven : how atheism helped create the modern world, Mitchell Stephens
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [279]-320) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : Everything must be examined -- How can that be? Why disbelief -- A clear understanding of what happened : disbelief and learning arrive together in Greece -- They forbid rational speculation : disbelief and learning decline together in Christian Europe -- Nothing but this visible world : Europe's return to reason -- How Heaven goes : disbelief and science in the seventeenth century -- Open your eyes : the beginnings of the enlightenment -- Bombs on the House of the Lord : the enlightenment argument for atheism -- The beast let loose : revolution in America and France -- This glorious land of freedom : abolition, suffrage and freethinking -- Free rovers on the broad, bright, breezy common of the universe : working-class atheism in nineteenth-century Britain -- To wipe away the entire horizon : creating the twentieth century -- The passions of this earth : living without gods -- The gods are being driven from the earth : secularism in Europe and America -- This breach of naïveté : religion unguarded -- Epilogue : Above us only sky
Control code
ocn852658386
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 328 pages
Isbn
9781137002600
Lccn
2013035039
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
211.8 ST44 ; XX-N ; es ; Y13BP042.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 852658386
  • (OCoLC)852658386

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