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Jewish Book Week


Podcasts from the annual festival of arts and ideas held in London, UK.

Aug 5, 2019

For a generation, public debate has been corroded by a narrow derision of religion in the name of an often vaguely understood ‘science’. Bestselling author and eminent philosopher John Gray describes the rich, complex world of the atheist tradition. His book sheds an extraordinary and varied light on what it is to be human and on the thinkers who have battled to understand this issue. “There is no need to panic or despair”, says Gray. “A godless world is as mysterious as one suffused with divinity, and the difference between the two may be less than you think.”