Beyond An Absence of Faith: Stories About the Loss of Faith and the Discovery of Self

Beyond An Absence of Faith Stories About the Loss of Faith and the Discovery of Self Walking away from faith is never an easy journey Leaving god and religion behind can be a challenging experience sometimes even a painful one Individuals have to consider the impact on family friend

  • Title: Beyond An Absence of Faith: Stories About the Loss of Faith and the Discovery of Self
  • Author: Jonathan M.S. Pearce Tristan Vick
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 299
  • Format: ebook
  • Walking away from faith is never an easy journey Leaving god and religion behind can be a challenging experience, sometimes even a painful one Individuals have to consider the impact on family, friends, jobs, and many other aspects of life This anthology consists of sixteen personal stories by people, from all walks of life, who have made the journey from a life steepedWalking away from faith is never an easy journey Leaving god and religion behind can be a challenging experience, sometimes even a painful one Individuals have to consider the impact on family, friends, jobs, and many other aspects of life This anthology consists of sixteen personal stories by people, from all walks of life, who have made the journey from a life steeped in religion to a life without it In sharing these heartfelt stories with others, we hope to give those who have questions, who may be on the fence, or who have recently gone through similar experiences a sign that they are not alone Within these pages you will find hope and inspiration, and perhaps a better understanding of what it means to take brave strides toward living a life without god and religion Beyond an Absence of Faith has the potential to reach those powerful social dimensions of the believer s mind, while at the same time comforting those who have recently suffered the social and psychological agony of leaving their religions Michael Sherlock, author of I Am Christ The Crucifixion Painful Truths A beautiful and highly recommended collection of very moving accounts James A Lindsay, author of Dot, Dot, Dot Infinity Plus God Equals Folly

    One thought on “Beyond An Absence of Faith: Stories About the Loss of Faith and the Discovery of Self”

    1. Everyone interested in religion should read this book. The stories come from a range of people with various backgrounds and exiting from various religions but predominantly Christianity. It is essential to hear these stories so that we understand their experiences. Atheists are often misunderstood and misrepresented by many Christians because they don't hear stories like these. Many Christians probably don't even know and atheist. The writing quality varies, but it doesn't matter. The stories ar [...]

    2. This book provided me with rare insight about the reasons people from all backgrounds, colors, and faiths left their religions. I learned, empathized, and was comforted to know that life will level out and get back to normal after being indoctrinated so long into a religious belief system.

    3. Eerily commonalitiesPersonal stories, not a work of apologetics, just humans telling of their experiences. Questions seem to be the undoing of various faith traditions- Christian and Muslim here

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