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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?
    Forbes
    Business Week
    Christianity Today
    Wired


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


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.
    True
    False


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


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?
    Emotional
    Scientific
    Philosophical
    Logical


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?

    New
    Convincing
    Believable
    Moral


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"?
    Reasonable
    Deranged
    Fashionable
    Intolerant


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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Compiled Sep 15 13