Filling The Void: A Selection Of Humanist And Atheist Poetry by Jonathan MS Pearce,Andrew Copson,Dale McGowan

By Jonathan MS Pearce,Andrew Copson,Dale McGowan

there's usually proposal, by way of theists, to be a void in humanist and atheist lives; a god-shaped gap. for plenty of atheists, even though, that void is abundantly choked with which means and function, nobly and morally outfitted up out of philosophy and residing a fulfilled existence. This quantity is helping to rfile that via a large choice of verse, shape, and content material with poems from an engaging array of writers, detailing quite a number feelings and thoughts.

There has been a void, a missing, of collections of atheistic artistry, and this feature hopes to treatment this type of state of affairs, and in doing so seeks to teach how humanists can and do weave lives which are wealthy tapestries of morality, objective, awe and wonder.

“Jonathan Pearce has performed us a superb provider in generating this anthology. Filling the Void is eclectic, witty, arresting, philosophical, and enjoyable. It charts a direction in the course of the emotional panorama of atheism and fills a distinct segment in humanist literature that’s been vacant for a lot too long.”
David Warden, Chair of Dorset Humanists

"Read this impressive book;
feel the sweetness and take savor the truth that
we are that singular part of the universe
able to consider itself
through technology and art
and to create poetry
in the intersection
of the two."
David Fitzgerald, writer of Nailed and the whole Heretic’s advisor to Western faith series

“Divinity Pearced via worded structure
Wandering from blinding sands to southern birds
Poems for our secular times

This anthology of freethinking poems, starting from poignant to funny, from historic voices to trendy songs, encapsulates the ideas of many secular parents. See what a couple of meters of those works may perhaps do for you and encourage extra mirrored image in a brand new way.”
Dr Aaron Adair, writer of The famous person of Bethlehem: A Skeptical View

“In Filling the Void, Jonathan MS Pearce has prepare an anthology of important literature for humanity. Verse speaks to us in ways in which prose can't, and right here, for these missing trust in God, we discover humans given an often-silent voice. occasionally wry, occasionally suffering, occasionally defiant, poignant, or attractive, the poetry in Filling the Void expresses the modern nonbeliever's event in really human terms.”
James A. Lindsay, writer of Dot, Dot, Dot: Infinity Plus God Equals Folly and everyone is inaccurate approximately God

"Many books approximately atheism specialise in technological know-how or hard spiritual dogma so it may be tough to discover literature on how nonbelievers locate which means of their lives. Filling the Void stocks the views of a various workforce of atheists who show how they grapple with fact and their feelings. Jonathan Pearce has supplied an important addition to atheist and humanist literature with this pretty anthology.”
Matthew Facciani, sociologist and activist, blogger at in response to Matthew

"This assortment vibrantly showcases the truth that having a naturalistic, clinical worldview not at all potential one cannot event the grandeur and majesty of lifestyles and the universe...or have a wickedly willing humorousness approximately that complete god inspiration. Filling the Void may still just do that for many readers: plug a gap of their booklet assortment properly, showcasing the overlap of humanism and literature, of technological know-how and verse, of non secular feedback and rhyming constants."
Dr. Caleb Lack, Director of the Secular Therapist undertaking; writer of serious pondering, technology, & Pseudoscience: Why we won't belief Our Brains

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