The perfect antidote to the fiery rhetoric that dominates our current national debate over religion, The Little Book of Atheist Spiritualityis the ideal companion to such bestsellers as The God Delusionand God Is Not Great. I n this inspiring book, bestselling author and philosopher Andr Comte-Sponville offers a new perspective on the question of Gods existence, acknowledging the good that has come of religion while advocating tolerance from both believers and non-believers. Through clear, concise, and often humorous prose, Comte-Sponville offers a convincing appeal for a new form of spiritual lifeone that at its heart celebrates the human need to connect to one another and the universe.
Andre Comte-Sponville is one of the most important--and certainly the most popular--of the new wave of young French philosophers. Now in his early forties, he teaches at the Sorbonne & is the author of five highly acclaimed scholarly books of classical philosophy as well as the widely popular "A Small Treatise on the Great Virtues", which spent 14 months on the French bestseller list & is being translated into 19 languages. Comte-Sponville lives in Paris.