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The Dawkins Letters: Challenging Atheist Myths

DeVan, Benjamin B.

The collected letters of British pastor David Robertson in his pocket-sized riposte, The Dawkins Letters, were among the first on Richard Dawkins' website replying to Dawkins' anti-theist magnum opus, The God Delusion (2006). At an affordable $7.99 at the time of this writing, The Dawkins Letters is a concise, useful introduction and critique of Dawkins' mega-seller. According to Dawkins, The God Delusion sold over two million English copies by January 2010 (http://richarddawkins.net/articles/5000#455619), which was when it returned to the New York Times extended bestseller list after lingering there for fifty-one weeks from 2006 to 2007. Robertson’s feisty retorts to Dawkins and other online contributors to Dawkins' official website, www.richarddawkins.net, are revised for The Dawkins Letters, Robertson’s mini-manifesto of ten short letters, two bonus chapters, a quick introduction, and a concluding appeal.

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September 15, 2015
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