Holy books with skeptical annotation
- Skeptics Annotated Bible
- Skeptics Annotated Quran
- Skeptics Annotated Book of Mormon
- Iron Chariots WIKI – intended to provide information on apologetics and counter-apologetics. “We’ll be collecting common arguments and providing responses, information and resources to help counter the glut of misinformation and poor arguments which masquerade as evidence for religious claims”.
And, just for fun
- The Brick Testament – content notice: The Bible contains material some may consider morally objectionable and/or inappropriate for children.
– Many of the Google digitisation project books are now out of copyright and the full text is available free. Use the Advanced search to focus on ‘Full view only’ texts on specific search terms. Sample texts include:
- On The Nature of Things / Lucretius
- Secularism, Scepticism, and Atheism: Verbatim Report of the Proceedings of a Two Nights’ Public Debate Between Messrs. G.J. Holyoake & C. Bradlaugh
– a large collection of digitised out-of-copyright, freely available books to either read online or download to your local device or ebook reader. Contains such books as:
- Ancient and Modern Celebrated Freethinkers
- Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion / David Hume
- The Rights of Man / Thomas Paine
- The Gods / Robert Ingersoll
A huge project to convert all out of copyright works into audio format. Contains many classics of philosophy or religion as well as poetry and fiction, all available in various audio formats for free.
Download hundreds of free audio books, mostly classics, to your MP3 player or computer. You’ll find great works of fiction, poetry and non-fiction, by such authors as Twain, Tolstoy, Hemingway, Orwell, Vonnegut, Nietzsche, Austen, Shakespeare, Asimov, HG Wells & more. Also please see the related collection: 800 Free eBooks for iPad, Kindle & Other Devices.
– seems to be mostly fiction but may be some interesting old classics to stream or download to listen to free
Hundreds of audio books available free, to stream or download
To discuss and review interesting and topical books, try Atheist Republic’s Book Club
OxHums Recommended Reading
A list of books owned or read by our members, providing recommendations for useful reading material, is available on Goodreads. We would love to add more ‘recommended reading’ and ask members and fellow humanists to add some informative reviews for any of the books already listed, or add details of other books you have read and found helpful in some way. Please email the webmaster, with any titles you would like to suggest, and a review of content would be valuable too.