Book of the month

Each month I’ll pick a book you might find interesting. It will be a work, old or new, that will make you see things in new ways. Let me know what you think!

I Sold My Soul on eBay: Viewing Faith through an Atheist’s Eyes
I Sold My Soul on eBay: Viewing Faith through an Atheist’s Eyes

March, 2019 Selection Hemant Mehta, a young atheist activist and blogger, chronicles his visits to a variety of churches. He gives helpful “outsider” critiques to the congregations, and often dialogues with their pastors. Written with sincerit […]

INCOGNITO: The Secret Lives of the Brain, by David Eagleman
INCOGNITO: The Secret Lives of the Brain, by David Eagleman

Selection for February, 2019 Neuroscientist David Eagleman does an excellent job of noting how our conscious mind is only the tip of the huge iceberg that is the organ inside our cranium. Our brain operates on many hidden levels. If that’s the […]

THE RIGHTEOUS MIND: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion, by Jonathan Haidt
THE RIGHTEOUS MIND: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion, by Jonathan Haidt

Selection for January, 2019 Dr. Haidt, an American moral psychologist, does an excellent job of showing how irrational we can beĀ  just when we think we’re being rational. We may be born with a tendency toward values that make us liberal or con […]