About the Author
Richard Dawkins is the professor of public understanding of science at the University of Oxford and an evolutionary biologist. His first book, The Selfish Gene, came out in 1976 and brought him into the limelight and since then there has been no looking back. Most of his books depict his atheist ideology and give insights on evolutionary biology. He has received numerous awards and accolades for his works over the years.
The God Delusion is a book where the existence of god has been questioned from an atheist’s perspective. The book looks at some of the lesser known stories from the bible, in a different light altogether, putting forward the view that humans don’t follow biblical morals, along with suitable examples. Evolutionary biology, as well as science and technology, have also been discussed in this book.
The God Delusion tells atheists to be proud of who they are and not to hide the fact that they are atheists. The book was published by RHUK in 2007 and is available in paperback.
- This book became a bestseller the moment it was released and since then it has topped numerous bestseller lists including the New York Times Hardcover Nonfiction Best Seller list Other books have been written as a response to it.