Battling the Gods
Atheism in the Ancient WorldBook - 2015
"How new is atheism? Although adherents and opponents alike today present it as an invention of the European Enlightenment, when the forces of science and secularism broadly challenged those of faith, disbelief in the gods, in fact, originated in a far more remote past. In Battling the Gods, Tim Whitmarsh journeys into the ancient Mediterranean, a world almost unimaginably different from our own, to recover the stories and voices of those who first refused the divinities"--
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.
Edition: First edition.
Branch Call Number: 211.8 WHITMARSH
Characteristics: viii, 290 pages ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Atheism in the ancient world