God for Atheist book sections

Material from my first attempt writing on atheist spirituality.

Unorganized bibliography of unfinished God for Atheists book

Joas, Hans. Do We Need Religion? : on the Experience of Self-transcendence. Boulder, CO: Paradigm Publishers, 2008.
———. The Genesis of Values. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000.
Taylor, Charles. A Secular Age. Princeton, NJ: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2007.
———. Sources of the Self : the Making of the Modern Identity. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1989.
———. Varieties of Religion Today : William James Revisited. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2002.

Praise the Lord! (without gagging)

Much liturgical prayer is about praising God and extolling His greatness.  This tends to fill atheists with scorn: If God is so great, why does He need humans to remind Him of the fact all the time? But as an atheist who worships a non-existent God, I now see the point:  Of course, this abstraction, […]