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During this publication, Michael J. Buckley investigates the increase of recent atheism, arguing convincingly that its roots achieve again to the 17th century, whilst Catholic theologians started to name upon philosophy and science-rather than any intrinsically non secular experience-to protect the lifestyles of god. Buckley discusses intimately thinkers corresponding to Lessius, Mersenne, Descartes, and Newton, who prepared the ground for the categorical atheism of Diderot and D'Holbach within the eighteenth century. "[A] capaciously discovered and brilliantly written book....This is likely one of the best and heavily argued works on theology that i've got learn within the final decade."-Lawrence S. Cunningham, Theology at the present time

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