To Be An Agnostic

To Be An Agnostic

An Agnostic Approach to Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness

Book - 2009
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To Be an Agnostic Seeking knowledge, truth and wisdom through the philosophy of agnosticism

Chicago Today's America seems to split in two opposing parties: those who feel religion is under attack, and those who feel religion is unjustly pushing itself into secular life. While many books exist that either promote or bash religion, few book explore religion and spirituality from a neutral, agnostic standpoint. Author James Kirk Wall, an agnostic himself, set out to fill this void with his new book, To Be an Agnostic.

To Be an Agnostic neither endorses nor opposes religion. Rather, Mr. Wall takes his readers on a journey of intellectual exploration, using both ancient and modern philosophers to explain the greater meaning of life. The book teaches:

an agnostic approach to problem solving
solid foundations of learning and obtaining knowledge
argumentation techniques
decision making skills
religious tolerance
how to face the issue of death and dying
promoting opportunity, freedom and justice

Ultimately, this book promotes simplicity as the essence of truth, says author James Wall. Morality and ethics are regarded above all else. We must know what is good, promote what is good, and defend what is good.

To Be an Agnostic includes insight and words of wisdom from great philosophers such as Plato, Aristotle and Socrates, Eastern philosophers Confucius and Lao Tzu, America's Founding Fathers, U.S. presidents, military commanders, religious figures, activists, celebrities, heroes and well-known agnostic thinkers such as Thomas Huxley. Without attacking or dismissing religion or faith, the book frames agnosticism as a modern bridge between religion and atheism. Readers, whether religious or not, will enjoy the opportunity to expand their horizons and increase their understanding of alternate viewpoints as it relates to matters of faith or lack thereof.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Iuniverse Inc., 2009.
ISBN: 9781440166587
Branch Call Number: BL2747.2 .W187 2009
Characteristics: x, 165 pages ; 24 cm


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