Who Wrote "Why I Am Not a Christian"?

Who Wrote "Why I Am Not a Christian"?

"Why I Am Not a Christian and Other Essays on Religion and Related Subjects" was written by Bertrand Russell, a noted Welsh philosopher and social reform advocate, and was first published in 1927. The book addresses Russell’s personal views on religion’s place in society, which are widely regarded as atheist.

The book evolved from a lecture Russell gave on March 6, 1927 at Battersea Town Hall, which then became a pamphlet; it finally become a book when he added a collection of essays. Russell clearly explains his opposition to Christian theology, and he questions religion’s role as a fundamental component in the moral compass.