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  • Published: 29 January 2014
  • ISBN: 9780141046310
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 336
  • RRP: $27.99

Religion for Atheists

A non-believer's guide to the uses of religion




The Sunday Times bestseller that exploded the God debate

All of us, whether religious, agnostic or atheist, are searching for meaning. And in this wise and life-affirming book, non-believer Alain de Botton suggests that religions, far from being nonsensical as atheists maintain, are instead full of good ideas on how to live.

And that we should steal from them.

Picking and choosing from the thousands of years of advice assembled by the world's great religions to get practical insights on art, community, love, friendship, work, life and death, Alain de Botton will show how each of us may find our place in the world.

  • Published: 29 January 2014
  • ISBN: 9780141046310
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 336
  • RRP: $27.99

About the author

Alain De Botton

Alain de Botton was born in Zurich, Switzerland in 1969 and now lives in London. He is a writer of essayistic books that have been described as a 'philosophy of everyday life.' He's written on love, travel, architecture and literature. His books have been bestsellers in 30 countries.

Alain also started and helps to run a school in London called The School of Life, dedicated to a new vision of education. 

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