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Thanks for telling us about the problem. But Seth has a voice like melted chocolate, so it’s enjoyable to hear again.
The book made me hopeful that there people out there with similar ideas about life as myself. Great book for anyone, but especially “new” atheists, agnostics, humanists, and free thinkers.
And then Noah loaded the dinosaurs onto the ark. Emergence from a coma takes days, even weeks, with the patient often only marginally conscious decovnerted very disoriented.
And at an age where the “every other sunday”-type church-people start andreas considering getting “closer with “the lord”, Seth stepped away. It’s good, but it can’t be more than it is just because you want it to be.
Most Helpful Most Recent. I think adding a smattering more of personal details which would have helped a reader empathize more, and would have fleshed out the situations he was dealing with through this ‘change’.
It was all so new to him; he had never experienced such blatant impertinence toward the very thing that for his entire life had been so revered, not only by him and his family, but also by his entire community.
Was that the case? An excellent deconversion story I had already read the book when it first came out. Wit I always enjoyed Seth’s atheist show, so hearing that he was releasing a book I was interested. And the stress is not on what one believes, but what one doesn’t believe, unlike what many people think. An Oklahoma news website asked Andrews about his opinion on Madalyn Murray O’HairAmerica’s first modern atheist and the founder of American Atheistswho ended compulsory Bible reading in public schools in the s.
Im glad Seth Andrews decided to narrate this himself as he is a great storyteller with an amazing voice. It was narrated with warmth and enthusiasm just like Seth’s podcasts! Andrews and I are both Generation X and therefore experienced many of the same Christian rites of passage, such as being scared towards God by the apocalyptic “Thief in the Night” cheese-fest series of movies and rocking out in a holy way to righteous acts like Petra and the Imperials. A wonderful tool for any who are looking for a calm voice of reason.
He questioned the indoctrination of children into religion before they are mature enough to make the decision on their own. The author, a clinical psychologist, examines religious scriptures, rituals, and canon law, highlighting the many ways in which our evolutionary legacy has shaped the development of religion and continues to profoundly influence its expression.
The death of Rich Mullins planted the first seed of doubt in his mind. I was really looking forward to this audiobook. If you listen to The Thinking Atheist Podcast, this book will give a much better understanding of the passionate and compassionate person on the microphone. I completely understand how difficult it must be for a parent to spend so much time and so many resources in a genuine attempt to protect a beloved child from hell. In the author’s case, coming of age during the big boom of contemporary Christian music in the 80s and 90s led Mr.
You should have seen the look on the Jehova’s witnesses when they came round again, expecting me to join their fold and I told them that “yes, I’ve thought it through – I’m an atheist now”. What members say Average Customer Ratings Overall. I don’t live in the same country as them, and haven’t for many years.
Being from a broadcasting background, there was only ever one choice for the job of narrating this story and Seth has been able to add a real passion to his writing by reading it himself. He calls them an expression of consensual ethics. The only acceptable colors were red, white and blue.
Seth had those same doubts about his faith, as you do and began to ask the difficult questions, started thinking for himself and finally followed where logic, common sense and reality, not faith, indoctrination and traditional ancient dogma, lead him.
If you listen to Seth Andrews’ The Thinking Atheist podcast, you’ve already heard most of what’s in this book. This is the first striking lesson I learned from reading these books. While this little memoir is not great literature, it’s an interesting life’s journey for a good little Christian boy raised in a good Christian home in Oklahoma, smack in the middle of the bible belt. Like listening to the radio show I really enjoyed listening to this book.
Cannot combine 2 editions of the same book 49 Mar 10, My goodreads profile is public though. Jan 02, Jenny Hayworth rated it it was amazing.