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Overview Music Video Charts. Some of these items ship sooner than the others. With a close and erudite reading of the major religious texts, he documents the ways in which religion is a man-made wish, a cause of dangerous sexual repression, and a distortion of our origins in the cosmos.
While not the same in details, my own life mirrors in general the same steps that Seth passed through in shaking off the uselessness of faith and religion in order to embrace reasoning, science and reality. It follows the journey of Seth Andrews, a dyed in the wool Christian in the heart of the Bible belt.
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Deconverted: A Journey from Religion to Reason (Unabridged)
A Journey from Religion to Reason. So many of us who have been on similar journeys can identify with what Seth has to say, and yet learn some insights that we may have not considered.
And like the author, I continue to not be afraid to be and show my true self. I should have drawn edconverted conclusions earlier. Books by Seth Andrews. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Jan 18, Carl rated it it was amazing. For thousands of years, the faithful have honed proselytizing strategies and talked people into believing the truth of one holy book or another. I wanted the physical book to be able to highlight and make reference eeth some of the excellent examples and information veconverted gives in the early chapters.
He was raised in it, worked in it professionally spreading its message across the airwaves, and finally reached a crossroads where his faith could not stand against the occurrences of this world. The only acceptable colors were red, white and blue.
Loved every chapter 1 of 1 people found this review helpful. Open Preview See a Problem? In particular, raconteur Christopher Hitchens made a strong impression on the author with his witty and articulate demolition of all things religious.
Part 4, “Life Is Good! Though he was forgive the expression preaching to the choir, and though I decnoverted already familiar with a good portion of his story, I andreas found myself unable to quit listening for a minute.
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Curiously I think it would have been better read by a professional Could you see Deconverted being made into a movie or a TV series? It’s not that I am ashamed of being non-religious that I’ve stayed in the closet ddconverted so many years, it’s because of all the pain this would cause my family. He has shared much of that journey on his website, TheThinkingAtheist.
Each chapter of “Deconverted” begins with an encouraging quote from a member of The Thinking Atheist Internet community. Seth opened up a new world for me.
It was interesting book, and I have struggled with questions and doubts myself. This isn’t so much an autobiography as it is the story of a mind unfurling over time. andreqs
It also would have been a good choice to include perhaps another chapter on things he’s learned from being a non-believer, since a lot of this focuses on how he came to disbelief, and although that is the point and the journey is, of course, never over I felt as though it would have been more conclusive And a tip of the hat to fans to write some personal revelations that have come out of having, and sharing, a community.
My freedom came when I began thinking for myself. What about the backlash from his devout family?
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Those four reasons are God’s silence, God’s inaction, the lack of evidence, and the way the decovnerted looks exactly like a godless universe would, and not at all like a Christian universe would, even down to its very structure. Ranging through biology, history, and psychology, Daniel C.
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I would recommend it to any atheist who wants to hear someone else’s amazing deconvertd sometimes painful journey swth religion to atheism, or to someone who may be questioning their faith and want’s to know they aren’t alone. Really enjoy anything by Seth. I had already read the book when it first came out. Andrews was born in Tulsa, Oklahomainto a Christian family with parents who studied theologyand he was baptized at the Eastwood Baptist Church.
In doing so, he has occasion to wipe out the entire field of Christian apologetics as summarized by Strobel. This is not the story of someone who faced one tragedy and threw it all away; most walking away from faith stories aren’t. Seth Andrews really has a brilliant way of telling a story, everyone should give this book a listen. I personally enjoyed all the examples of how the bible just doesn’t make any sense, especially when it comes to the so-called morality of God.
So although I do not proclaim my disbelief openly around family, I don’t truly hide either. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. I would recommend deconvered or both. Yes, you may be concerned that he will not be joining you in the afterlife, but he does not join you for dinner every night either.
Andrews and me as well when the New Atheists began releasing their deconveted and hard-hitting tomes. Shopbop Designer Srth Brands. Prior to his atheist activism, he was a andreds Christian and had a ten-year career as a Christian radio host. Get access to the Member Daily Deal.
He is the creator and host of The Thinking Atheist online community, podcastand YouTube channel, and the author of the self-published books Deconverted and Sacred Cows. Views Read Edit View history. I’ve followed Seth on the Blogtalk radio for a while and heard snippets of his journey. To face the truth now publicly would mean exposing himself to everyone andrws knew him, putting himself out there for all to see.
Their son not only came out as an atheist, but now runs and maintains a well-known atheist community.