The New Atheism is dead, or so maverick writer Freddie deBoer argues. But that doesn’t mean the New Atheists lost.
The secularist is right to feel uncomfortable as he mouths a theistic creed. Theists, for their part, should respect this reluctance.
The rapidly changing religious demographics of American society constitutes an undoubtedly complex sociological issue that will resist easy explanation.
The practice has a sordid history. There’s always a rationale — for example, in labeling Israeli businesses, or those doing business with Israel, to be avoided.
Whatever else might be said of Ruse and his work, like all his books this one is worth having on the shelf.