Cover

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Table of Contents

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p. vii

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Preface

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pp. ix-x

Is there really a God, and if so, what is He (She? It?) actually like? Is there really an afterlife, or is the belief in one mere superstitious, primitive, childish, wishful thinking? Is there actually one scrap of scientific evidence either for or against the possibility or probability of an afterlife? And...

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Wherefore the Whys

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pp. 1-45

Martin Gardner has left us a host of thought-provoking thoughts on religion (as well as other topics) in his book The Whys of a Philosophical Scrivener, and I would like to share some of my own thoughts that his have provoked. This will be far...

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Through Dark Clouds

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pp. 47-95

I recently had a talk with a Methodist minister, a Wesleyan. He seemed quite surprised when I told him that I have known many Christians who definitely believe in God, but do not believe in any afterlife. A disciple of his who was present said, “I’ll tell you why people don’t believe in an afterlife: They don’t...

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Cosmic Consciousness

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pp. 97-134

In 1931, H. A. Overstreet, professor and head of the Department of Philosophy and Psychology at the College of the City of New York, wrote the following in his book The Enduring Quest:
In the year 1901, a remarkable book was published by a Canadian physician and psychiatrist of wide reading and penetrative originality. . . .

References

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pp. 135-136

Index

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pp. 137-142