The Homemade Atheist

A Former Evangelical Woman's Freethought Journey to Happiness
Product Number: EB00646201
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781569758342
Publisher: Ulysses Press
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Description

Why is homemade pie better than store-bought? Because it is made with love, special care and personal attention. Betty Brogaard's atheism is just like that. She knows that life without faith is not only intellectually justified, it is emotionally fulfilling. Betty's story is proof that atheism leads not just to truth, but to happiness. -Dan Barker, author of Godless This outstanding volume progresses magnificently along two beautifully interwoven lines-a personal story and the scientific method. -David Mills, author of Atheist Universe Betty Brogaard was raised to be a good Christian. By the time she was 20 years old, she had joined a fundamentalist church. She even met and married a young man who became a minister in the congregation. However, the more she came to understand Christianity from within, the more she found herself asking questions instead of finding answers. In The Homemade Atheists, Betty shares her sincere, personal and fascinating journey from the mental slavery of religion to the happiness she found in freethought. Along the way and without malice, she offers questions that challenge you to analyze your own beliefs-exactly as she did over a peroid of many years. Her transformation provides insight for anyone seeking a path to a nonreligious way of life.

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Author(s): Betty Brogaard
Genre: Religion
Original Publish Date: Apr 01, 2010

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