WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA (PRWEB) July 17, 2012
In his new book “The Reality of It All: Our Soul, Life and Death, God and Religion, and a Whole Bunch of Science with a Little Humor Mixed In” (published by iUniverse), Ronnie Cohen, a former atheist, explores life’s existential questions through the lenses of the Baha’i Faith, science and more.
“The Reality of It All” presents what Cohen has found to be proof of the existence of God and what he sees as the true purpose of religion. He discusses such contentious topics as the debate between science and religion, the existence of the soul, the reality of life and death, and the physical and non-physical world. According to Cohen, civilization has a blueprint for world peace and unity within its grasp, and “The Reality of It All” is his attempt to help people get there.
An excerpt from “The Reality of It All”:
"I decided it was time to prove to the Baha’is (and probably again to myself) that in reality, at the end of the day, there is absolutely no such thing as God. So I began to read the Baha’i writings along with writings of some of history’s most respected scientists. And I blew it! Not because I could not disprove the existence of God, but because, lo and behold (I have never written “lo and behold” before), I found that, indeed, God does exist! I proved the existence of God – not to anyone else, but to myself!"
Cohen says most people – at some point in their lives – question the purpose of life and what happens after death, and he hopes his book helps people find the answers they are looking for. He says he doesn’t want to tell people the answers to the questions; he just wants to point them in the direction to where they can find answers.
“Hopefully the reader will begin any search for the answers to those mystical questions by putting aside all preconceived notions and approach the journey with an open mind and heart,” says Cohen.
About the Author
Ronnie Cohen grew up in St. Louis and has lived in the Los Angeles area for the last 42 years. He spent the decade of the 1970s traveling as road manager for rock bands, and he has been in the travel agency business ever since. Cohen has been a member of the Baha’i Faith for over 40 years. “The Reality of It All” is his first book.
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