anti-atheist bias?

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Brian Flemming wonders if the influential Publishers Weekly is biased against atheists (h/t: Friendly Atheist):

While books endorsing religion receive evaluations that use terms like "marvelous" and "engaging," virtually all books from an atheist perspective get negative or, at best, dispassionate reviews from Publishers Weekly, using terms like "intolerant," "ineffective" and "simplistic."

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I could not find a positive Publisher's Weekly review of any book by an atheist.

After reading the provided examples, I saw the same pattern. Publishers Weekly should give atheist books to reviewers who are less aggrieved at the sight of their sacred cows being served as hamburger.

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