Atheism: Phenomenon or Fad?

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R.A. Varghese is the author and/or editor of fifteen books on the interface of science, philosophy and religion.  His Cosmos, Bios, Theos, included contributions from 24 Nobel Prize-winning scientists.  Time magazine called Cosmos “the year’s most intriguing book about God.” Cosmic Beginnings and Human Ends, a subsequent work, won a Templeton Book Prize for Outstanding Books in Science and Natural Theology.  His The Wonder of the World was endorsed by leading thinkers including two Nobelists and was the subject of an Associated Press story.  He co-authored There is a God – How the World’s Most Notorious Atheist Changed His Mind with Antony Flew (a book translated into Spanish, Portuguese, Korean, Russian, and Arabic).  He is also author of There is Life After Death – Compelling Reports from Those Who Have Glimpsed the Afterlife (with a foreword from Raymond Moody, author of the best-selling Life After Life), God-Sent:  A History of the Accredited Apparitions of Mary, God-Fleshed:  A Chronicle of the Comings of Christ, and The Christ Connection – How the World Religions Prepared the Way for the Phenomenon of Jesus.  Varghese was a panelist at the science and religion forum in the Parliament of World Religions held in Chicago in 1993 and an invitee and participant in the Millennium World Peace Summit of Religious and Spiritual Leaders held at the United Nations in August 2000.  Varghese has been interviewed on numerous radio and TV shows including “Coast to Coast.”  He has also been profiled in different print publications.  

From Atheism To Catholicism
From Atheism To Catholicism is a timely book with a unique approach that gives credit where credit is due, as Vost describes the good elements in the thinking of several famous atheists. But then, from experience and logic, he shows how each of these thinkers falls short.