This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Review Exchange Program, which is open to all authors and is completely free. Simply put, you agree to provide an honest review an author's book in exchange for the author doing the same for you. What sites your reviews are posted on (B&N, Amazon, etc.) and whether you send digital (eBook, PDF, Word, etc.) or hard copies of your books to each other for review is up to you. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email, and be sure to describe your book or include a link to your Readers' Favorite review page or Amazon page.
This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Donation Program, which was created to help nonprofit and charitable organizations (schools, libraries, convalescent homes, soldier donation programs, etc.) by providing them with free books and to help authors garner more exposure for their work. This author is willing to donate free copies of their book in exchange for reviews (if circumstances allow) and the knowledge that their book is being read and enjoyed. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email. Be sure to tell the author who you are, what organization you are with, how many books you need, how they will be used, and the number of reviews, if any, you would be able to provide.
Reviewed by Gisela Dixon for Readers' Favorite
The Naked Truth about God: The Quest to Find Evidence for Whether God Exists Reveals an Epic Discovery that has Eluded Religion and Science by Brian Goedken is a comprehensive book that brings together a unified discussion about the existence of God, or lack thereof, as the case may be. In The Naked Truth about God, Brian has brought together knowledge and references from several fields such as quantum physics, astronomy, religion, and especially and specifically focusing on Christianity and its origins and authenticity, philosophy, metaphysical topics of eternity, time, free will, and history. The author has brought all this together to answer the question of whether there is a God or any such entity, the meaning and origins of the universe, and the relation between material existence and any transcendental reality, if it exists. This is broken down into several chapters and sub-topics, with a detailed list of references, glossary, and index at the end.
What I appreciated about The Naked Truth about God was the significant amount of data and research that has obviously gone into this book. It’s fairly long, but the wide variety of topics makes it a relatively fast and engrossing read. I found the so-called Six Towers of God intriguing, which are essentially six systems of thought, each presenting their own merits and demerits of the above raised questions. Although this book does discuss science and religion in depth, I felt that there was a disproportionate share of talk on religion focused on Christianity and, similarly, a disproportionate share of philosophical thought attributed to the ancient Greeks. I would have liked to see both religion and science discussed based more on the other major and older religions and philosophic systems of the world such as Hinduism, Taoism, etc. That being said, this is still a very interesting book with many refreshing viewpoints, whether one agrees with all of them or not. It makes for a good, thought-provoking read and I would recommend this book.