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Is belief in God good, bad, or irrelevant?

a professor and a punk rocker discuss science, religion, naturalism, and Christianity

by Jones, Preston

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Published by InterVarsity Press in Downers Grove, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jones, Preston, 1966- -- Correspondence.,
  • Graffin, Greg -- Correspondence.,
  • Apologetics.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Preston Jones.
    GenreCorrespondence.
    ContributionsGraffin, Greg.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT1103 .J66 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3417959M
    ISBN 100830833773
    ISBN 109780830833771
    LC Control Number2005034281
    OCLC/WorldCa62493218

    Greg Graffin is frontman, singer and songwriter for the punk band Bad Religion. He also happens to have a Ph.D. in zoology and wrote his dissertation on evolution, atheism and naturalism. Preston Jones is a history professor at a Christian collegeMoreGreg Graffin is frontman, singer and songwriter for the punk band Bad Religion. Religion and morals are two very different things. One does not have to fear a “divine Punishment” to have compassion. If your going to act with regard solely for your own sake just because you don’t have a “god given conscience” or a great destiny deciding deity watching your every move then clearly you are a bad person who know nothing of societies nature.

      Some people really do believe in this version of God: supporters of 'intelligent design', for example – for whom Hart reserves plenty of scorn – and other contemporary Christian and Muslim. Description of the book "Is Belief in God Good, Bad or Irrelevant?: A Professor and a Punk Rocker Discuss Science, Religion, Naturalism & Christianity": Greg Graffin is frontman, singer and songwriter for the punk band Bad Religion. He also happens to have a Ph.D. in zoology and wrote his dissertation on evolution, atheism and naturalism.

    The informal philosophical debate that resulted was published as a book titled Is Belief in God Good, Bad or Irrelevant? A Professor and Punk Rocker Discuss Science, Religion, Naturalism & Christianity in Earlier this year, he cowrote a book titled Is Belief in God Good, Bad or Irrelevant? composed of a yearlong email exchange with Preston Jones, a historian at the Christian John Brown University.


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I think that overall this book is very good and I am now a Bad Religion fan. I think that overall that Christianity has become irrelevant to much of the world since it has failed to answer some of the most basic questions humans have/5(71). This is an odd book. It is a series of emails between a professor of church history and a punk rocker who embraces naturalism.

As an apologetic, this book doesn’t come down on either side. Greg (from the group Bad Religion) gives good arguments for adopting the naturalistic worldview, and he corrects many of Preston’s misconceptions. Is Belief in God Good, Bad or Irrelevant.

Paperback – 18 May by Preston Jones (Author)/5(53). Greg Graffin is frontman, singer and songwriter for the punk band Bad Religion. He also happens to have a Ph.D. in zoology and wrote his dissertation on evolution, atheism and naturalism. Preston Jones is a history professor at a Christian college and a fan of Bad Religion's music.

One day, on a whim, Preston sent Greg an appreciative e-mail.4/5(6). Is Belief in God Good, Bad or Irrelevant?: A Professor and a Punk Rocker Discuss Science, Religion, Naturalism Christianity by Array This informed, entertaining and valuable collection of letters shows that people from two quite differing worldviews can still treat each other with respect as they passionately share their own beliefs and challenge those of the other person.

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