The subjects of religion and atheism are a little out in left field compared with the other topics on this web site. So it may come as a surprise to many to see this "new" page appear here.
The current COVID-19 pandemic and stay-at-home orders have likely led many to embark on some new interests and endeavors. This essay is one of mine.
Occasionally, I may get the urge to add a few more chapters, so if the subject interests you, check back periodically for new material.
The current revision is dated September 25, 2020, and includes new chapters on Women and Islam, and Philosophy.