"This fine anthology of the long struggle for reason against faith will certainly help those who seek emancipation from religious tyranny."
"This splendid, readable, and scholarly book should be on every believer's bedside table; and committed atheists will take pleasure from both the extensive and well-chosen extracts and the author's lucid commentary on them."
Professor Peter Atkins, Lincoln College, Oxford
"With the cultural shifts taking place in the modern West, along with the ongoing rise of secularism, this book is as timely as it is helpful … It is especially helpful to students who need a reference source that is quick and accessible … This anthology shows just how rich and expansive atheism's history is, and we would do well to learn from it."
Kile Jones, in Reviews in Religion and Theology, Vol 19, Issue 1
"There is much here that able A level students and possibly first year undergraduates might find additionally useful, and the text would certainly be edifying to the interested non-specialist."
David Aldridge, in British Journal of Religious Education, Vol 34:1