Machine generated contents note: pt. One Back on the Public Agenda -- 1.The Renewal of an Old Attack on Religion -- pt. Two Early Advocates of a Sceptical View -- 2.A New Challenge to the Gods -- 3.Its Later Uptake and Turnaround -- pt. Three Four Leading Modern Approaches -- 4.God as the Product of Human Wishes / Ludwig Feuerbach -- 5.God as a Substitute for Oppressive Conditions / Karl Marx -- 6.God as a Projection of Repressed Desires / Sigmund Freud -- 7.God as the Symbol of Human Potential / Erich Fromm -- pt. Four A Time for Self-Examination -- 8.Facing Up to the Personal Challenge.