Goodbye God? by Sean Michael Wilson & Hunt Emerson

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Goodbye God? by Sean Michael Wilson & Hunt Emerson

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An illustrated critique of the negative impacts of religion centred on an appeal for the teaching of creationism to be dropped from education.

'We need books like Goodbye God? to help expose both religious and scientific nonsense that can get in the way of sound thinking and to help produce a healthier and happier world with public policies that properly address the challenges of the 21st century.' - Professor Lawrence M Krauss, author of A Universe from Nothing.
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With an introduction by Professor Lawrence M Krauss, and published with the active involvement of both the American and British Humanist Associations.

Goodbye God? is a graphic novel that explores the evolution vs creation debate and calls for an end to the teaching of creationism in schools. It pans out to consider the negative impacts of religion, and with the active support of the American Humanist Association and the British Humanist Association, demonstrates how a concern for humanism, science and reasoned logical thinking is crucial for the development of society.

Sean Michael Wilson is a comic book writer from Scotland, who now lives in Japan. He has had more than a dozen books published with a variety of US, UK and Japanese publishers. His book with War on Want, Iraq: Operation Corporate Takeover was widely reported on by a variety of mainstream agencies. He is also the editor of the critically acclaimed collection AX:alternative manga (one of Publishers Weekly’s Best ten books of 2010). He is co-author of the recent visual history of protest Fight the Power and you can visit Sean’s website at: www.seanmichaelwilson.weebly.com.

Hunt Emerson is a cartoonist living and working in Birmingham, England. He was closely involved with the Birmingham Arts Lab of the mid-to-late 1970s, and with the British underground comics scene of the 1970s and 1980s. The Emerson graphic novels Lady Chatterley’s Lover, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Casanova’s Last Stand and other adaptations of classic novels and tales have been successfully sold in numerous countries, and translated into several different languages. He is co-artist of the recent visual history of protest Fight the Power and you can visit Hunt’s website at: www.largecow.com.

BBC Radio Scotland Culture Studio, 31 minutes in.

'A unique and innovative primer on Humanism, the importance of science and the evolution vs creationism debate. This illustrated guide deserves to reach a wide audience.' - Richy Thompson, British Humanist Association.

'A superbly even-handed and open-minded graphic narrative discourse... gripping and genuinely revelatory reading.' - Comicsreview.co.uk.

Paperback: 120 pages
Publisher: New Internationalist (April 2015)
Language: English
Dimensions: 24cm x 17cm
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Code BGOD
ISBN 978-1-78026-226-0
Supplier New Internationalist
Values and causes Eco Friendly, Educational, New Internationalist

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