An interesting article as Dennis Prager provides his thoughts on why anti-religious books have become so popular.
“In just the last few months, three books attacking belief in God and making a case for atheism have been national best sellers: The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins; God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything by Christopher Hitchens; and Letter to a Christian Nation by Sam Harris. A fourth book, Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon by Daniel C. Dennett also sold very well.In my opinion — and I dialogued with three of the four authors on my radio show (Dawkins has refused to come on) — the arguments put forth are far more emotional than intellectual, and even secular liberal journals have written devastating reviews of the Hitchens and Dawkins books.It is not due to their eloquence, originality or persuasiveness that these books have become best sellers. I believe other factors are at work. And they are:”
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