While Europe is becoming secularized, the rise of religious fundamentalism, whether in the Middle East or Middle America, is dividing opinion around the world. In America, and elsewhere, a dispute between 'intelligent design' and Darwinism is undermining and restricting the teaching of science. In many countries religious dogma from medieval times still serves to abuse basic human rights such as women's and gay rights. And all from a belief in a God whose existence lacks evidence of any kind. Dawkins attacks God in all his forms, from the tyrant of the Old Testament to the more benign, but still illogical, Celestial Watchmaker favoured by some Enlightenment thinkers. He eviscerates the arguments for religion and demonstrates the improbability of a supreme being. He shows how religion fuels war, foments bigotry and abuses children. In 'The God delusion' Dawkins presents a rebuttal of religion of all types.