Errata in The New Atheism


Errors in first printing 9/09.

Corrected Index.

p. 12 par 2 add end note 3 after "fullfilled."

3. Sam Harris, Letter to a Christian Nation (New York: Knopf, 2006).

Starting here, increment all end note numbers in Preface.

pp. 17-18  Change the reference numbers to correspond.

Bottom of p. 96 top of p. 97. The numbers should be 0.007, 0.006. 0.008

p. 124 par. 4. Change 1884 to 1984

p. 143 indented quote.  starzs -> stars

p. 162 5th line from bottom. Remove <these> after <knowing>

p. 167 3rd lien from botton. Change <though> to <through>

p. 170 3rd par line 6. Change <mass> to <density>/

           5th par line 3 change <lifted it> to <lifted this>

p. 244. Add to end of text:

 Note added: After the first printing of this book appeared I received a number of criticisms that I hadn't given credit to the extensive atheist blogosphere for the significant role it has played in raising public awareness of atheism, especially among young people. I apologize for this is and promise to rectify it in my future writings. I would also like to add to me list of recommended books by new atheists, Why I Became and Atheist: A Former Preacher Rejects Christianity by John Loftus.^47

p. 247. Add reference:

47. John W. Loftus, Why I Became and Atheist: A Former Preacher Rejects Christianity (Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2008).

p. 251. Add to bibliography:

Coyne, Jerry A. 2009. Why Evolution is True. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press.

Craig, William Lane. 1991. "The Existence of God and the Beginning of the Universe." Truth: A Journal of Modern Thought 3: 85-96.

p. 257. Add to bibliography:

Loftus, John W. Why I Became and Atheist: A Former Preacher Rejects Christianity. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2008.

p. 282 last paragraph. Remove <popular> and ((a thousand hits per month)>.