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R.J. Snell


R. J. Snell is Associate Professor of Philosophy and director of the philosophy program at Eastern University where he co-directs the Agora Institute for Civic Virtue and the Common Good. His latest book (with Steve Cone) is "Authentic Cosmopolitanism: Love, Sin, and Grace in the Christian University."


“The Good Book”

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The Good Book: A Humanist Bible by A.J. Grayling Houghton Mifflin , 352 pages, 1998   In its marketing campaign, The Good Book: A Humanist Bible was presented as something akin to the emancipation of Daedalus and Icarus in their winged escape from Crete. Just as Daedalus refused to obey the tyrannical King Minos and secured freedom for himself and his son, so our hero, the prominent atheist A. C. Grayling, has refused to obey false authority and freed himself and his readers from the tyranny... Read More