Filling The Void: A Selection Of Humanist And Atheist Poetry by Jonathan MS Pearce,Andrew Copson,Dale McGowan

By Jonathan MS Pearce,Andrew Copson,Dale McGowan

there's frequently inspiration, via theists, to be a void in humanist and atheist lives; a god-shaped gap. for plenty of atheists, even though, that void is abundantly full of which means and function, nobly and morally outfitted up out of philosophy and residing a fulfilled existence. This quantity is helping to record that via a wide selection of verse, shape, and content material with poems from an engaging array of writers, detailing a variety of feelings and thoughts.

There has been a void, a missing, of collections of atheistic artistry, and this feature hopes to treatment any such scenario, and in doing so seeks to teach how humanists can and do weave lives which are wealthy tapestries of morality, function, awe and wonder.

“Jonathan Pearce has performed us an outstanding carrier in generating this anthology. Filling the Void is eclectic, witty, arresting, philosophical, and enjoyable. It charts a path throughout the emotional panorama of atheism and fills a distinct segment in humanist literature that’s been vacant for much too long.”
David Warden, Chair of Dorset Humanists

"Read this amazing book;
feel the beauty and take enjoy the truth that
we are that singular part of the universe
able to consider itself
through technological know-how and art
and to create poetry
in the intersection
of the two."
David Fitzgerald, writer of Nailed and the full Heretic’s consultant to Western faith series

“Divinity Pearced through worded structure
Wandering from blinding sands to southern birds
Poems for our secular times

This anthology of freethinking poems, starting from poignant to funny, from old voices to fashionable songs, encapsulates the recommendations of many secular fogeys. See what a couple of meters of those works may possibly do for you and encourage additional mirrored image in a brand new way.”
Dr Aaron Adair, writer of The celebrity of Bethlehem: A Skeptical View

“In Filling the Void, Jonathan MS Pearce has prepare an anthology of beneficial literature for humanity. Verse speaks to us in ways in which prose can't, and the following, for these missing trust in God, we discover humans given an often-silent voice. occasionally wry, occasionally suffering, occasionally defiant, poignant, or appealing, the poetry in Filling the Void expresses the modern nonbeliever's event in really human terms.”
James A. Lindsay, writer of Dot, Dot, Dot: Infinity Plus God Equals Folly and everyone is incorrect approximately God

"Many books approximately atheism specialize in technological know-how or hard non secular dogma so it may be tough to discover literature on how nonbelievers locate that means of their lives. Filling the Void stocks the views of a various staff of atheists who show how they grapple with truth and their feelings. Jonathan Pearce has supplied an important addition to atheist and humanist literature with this gorgeous anthology.”
Matthew Facciani, sociologist and activist, blogger at in line with Matthew

"This assortment vibrantly showcases the truth that having a naturalistic, medical worldview by no means skill one cannot adventure the grandeur and majesty of lifestyles and the universe...or have a wickedly willing humorousness approximately that entire god suggestion. Filling the Void may still just do that for many readers: plug a gap of their publication assortment well, showcasing the overlap of humanism and literature, of technological know-how and verse, of non secular feedback and rhyming constants."
Dr. Caleb Lack, Director of the Secular Therapist undertaking; writer of severe considering, technology, & Pseudoscience: Why we will not belief Our Brains

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