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  • Why I Am Not a Christian: Four Conclusive Reasons to Reject the Faith

  • By: Richard Carrier
  • Narrated by: Richard Carrier
  • Length: 1 hr and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 461
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 414
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 409

Dr. Richard Carrier, world-renowned philosopher and historian, explains the four reasons he does not accept the Christian religion, describing four facts of the world that, had they been different, he would believe. Those four reasons are God's silence, God's inaction, the lack of evidence, and the way the universe looks exactly like a godless universe would, and not at all like a Christian universe would, even down to its very structure. Dr. Carrier addresses all the usual replies to these claims.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Well-Reasoned, Logical Argument

  • By Troy on 03-24-15

Systematically cuts through the bull and wins

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-21-15

Would you listen to Why I Am Not a Christian: Four Conclusive Reasons to Reject the Faith again? Why?

I have several times and will do so again, absolutely

What was one of the most memorable moments of Why I Am Not a Christian: Four Conclusive Reasons to Reject the Faith?

The systematic way he dismantles apologetic excuses.

Which character – as performed by Richard Carrier – was your favorite?

Himself.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

Falling over the obvious. He so singularly penetrates the problems and the issues with powerful answers it leaves you reeling. I LOVE this kind of book!

Any additional comments?

Informative, intelligent, cuts right to the chase, and logically explains step by step why he can't be Christian. THis is a powerful book. One of the most powerful for its simplicity and obviousness I have ever read and listened to. GET IT.

  • On the Historicity of Jesus

  • Why We Might Have Reason for Doubt
  • By: Richard Carrier
  • Narrated by: Richard Carrier
  • Length: 28 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 540
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 500
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 496

The assumption that Jesus existed as a historical person has occasionally been questioned in the course of the last hundred years or so, but any doubts that have been raised have usually been put to rest in favor of imagining a blend of the historical, the mythical, and the theological in the surviving records of Jesus. Historian and philosopher Richard Carrier reexamines the whole question and finds compelling reasons to suspect the more daring assumption is correct.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Well thought out argument.

  • By Insomniak1 on 05-23-15

The Most intelligence, down to earth book

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-21-15

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

HEAVENS YES!!!

What was one of the most memorable moments of On the Historicity of Jesus?

His calm demeanor while shredding his opponents with the evidence

What does Richard Carrier bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

A vast intelligence and steady voice

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Both. This book is deep, and informative, just like I like it

Any additional comments?

Carrier is the new Galileo for religion today. His immense intelligence shines through his work. I love reading and I love hearing his books.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Nailed

  • Ten Christian Myths That Show Jesus Never Existed at All
  • By: David Fitzgerald
  • Narrated by: David Fitzgerald
  • Length: 4 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 803
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 736
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 734

Nailed sheds light on ten beloved Christian myths, and, with evidence gathered from historians across the theological spectrum, shows how they point to a Jesus Christ created solely through allegorical alchemy of hope and imagination; a messiah transformed from a purely literary, theological construct into the familiar figure of Jesus - in short, a purely mythic Christ.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great primer for the Christ-Myth theory

  • By Jst on 08-25-15

Do Everything you write in audible also!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-21-15

Would you listen to Nailed again? Why?

I have several times already, YES.

Who was your favorite character and why?

David himself.

What about David Fitzgerald’s performance did you like?

His voice! His attitude, his humor, his knowledge

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

The World is Screwed Because it's been Nailed

Any additional comments?

I hope he writes 100 more books, AND makes them ALL audible, I WANT MORE LIKE THIS!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Sense and Goodness Without God

  • A Defense of Metaphysical Naturalism
  • By: Richard Carrier
  • Narrated by: Richard Carrier
  • Length: 15 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 126
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 115
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 110

If God does not exist, then what does? Is there good and evil, and should we care? How do we know what's true anyway? And can we make any sense of this universe, or our own lives? Sense and Goodness Without God answers these questions in lavish detail, without complex jargon. Arguing that there is only a physical, natural world without gods or spirits, noted historian and philosopher Richard Carrier presents and defends a complete worldview, one in which we can live a life of love, meaning, and joy.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Alone again, Naturally

  • By Gary on 07-29-14

Easy to listen to, astounding to learn from

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-21-15

Would you listen to Sense and Goodness Without God again? Why?

I already have! His voice is easy to listen to

Who was your favorite character and why?

Richard Carrier

What does Richard Carrier bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

His tone inflection, his mood, and experience.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

yes I laughed several places. GREAT book!

Any additional comments?

Yes, lets have him make his next one audible as well!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful