Religion: Anemic Atheism

What is the explanation for "the scandalous fact that even outstanding scientists and other figures of public life can still be seen regularly attending church services?" The question was raised by Communist Hungary's bimonthly scientific journal, Tarsadalmi Szemle. Its rueful explanation: not enough good, strong, atheist literature; a mere 50 books and 150 articles on antireligious themes was a poor show. Complained the magazine: "No atheistic book has been published at all since the revolution in 1956."


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