belief in God is not only a delusion, but also that religion actually has a
harmful influence on society.
In this new book Thomas Crean OP tackles Dawkins head on, explaining the
straightforward rational arguments which lead Christians to believe in God,
in miracles, and in the authority of Scripture. He also explains why
religion really is necessary if morality is to be regarded as more than
merely what seems right in the opinion of each individual.
The arguments offered by the author are profound, and rooted in the
tradition of the Church, but are expounded clearly and lucidly for the
ordinary reader. By showing that Dawkins' criticisms are founded on
misunderstandings, superficial readings, a lack of historical awareness,
and not a little prejudice, Crean reveals the Professor to be a writer well
out of his philosophical depth.