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New Atheism

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New Atheism game quiz
"In the 21st century, a number of atheists began evangelizing. They brought their brand of atheism loudly and proudly to the public square, critiquing religion through writings, lectures, and debates. Test your knowledge of the "New Atheists.""

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1. In what magazine did the term "New Atheism" originate?
    Business Week
    Christianity Today

2. Although New Atheists do not believe in God, they believe religion should be tolerated and treated with respect.

3. Which New Atheist wrote "The End of Faith"?
    Daniel C. Dennett
    Christopher Hitchens
    Sam Harris
    Richard Dawkins

4. The New Atheist Richard Dawkins argues that the "God hypothesis" is a scientific hypothesis.

5. According to a title by New Atheist Christopher Hitchens, what "poisons everything"?

6. Which of these books was written by the New Atheist Victor J. Stenger?

    Letter to a Christian Nation
    God Is Not Great
    The God Delusion
    God: The Failed Hypothesis

7. Which of these methods do New Atheists generally not use to discredit religious claims?

8. Which New Atheist wrote "Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon"?
    Victor J. Stenger
    Richard Dawkins
    Daniel C. Dennett
    Christopher Hitchens

9. In 2010, Tom Flynn, the editor of "Free Inquiry," wrote, "There's nothing ____ about New Atheism." What is missing from the blank?


10. What Jewish radio talk show host debated New Atheist Christopher Hitchens on his radio show?

    Dinesh D'Souza
    Michael Medved
    George Galloway
    Mark Roberts

11. Which New Atheist has also worked as a literary critic and is known for his scathing critiques of Bill and Hillary Clinton?
    Christopher Hitchens
    Daniel C. Dennett
    Richard Dawkins
    Victor J. Stenger

12. Books by New Atheists spurred numerous counter-arguments by religious believers. One Christian author, Ravi Zacharias, wrote a book subtitled "A Response to New Atheists." What was the title of the book?
    The End of Tolerance
    The End of Reason
    The End of Atheism
    The End of Religion

13. One critic of New Atheism wrote "Atheist Delusions" about the "Christian revolution" and its "enemies." What did the book's subtitle call these "enemies"?

14. New Atheists Richard Dawkins, Daniel Dennett, Sam Harris, and Christopher Hitchens have collectively been referred to as what?
    The Quorum
    The Harbingers
    The Four Prophets of Atheism
    The Four Horsemen

15. Which New Atheist, born in New Jersey, is a particle physicist?
    Richard Dawkins
    Sam Harris
    Christopher Hitchens
    Victor J. Stenger

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