So why would anyone be an atheist? Why would any question the existence of a supernatural deity, something believed in by a large percentage of people in society? Is there any reasonable basis for atheism and such skepticism - and, if so, what is it? These are important questions addressed by George H. Smith in his book Why Atheism? Starting with the problem of whether or not atheism is a credible position, he refutes the various arguments raised by theists in an attempt to undermine that credibility and exclude it from serious consideration.
Book of the Week: Why Atheism?