Deconverted: A Journey from Religion to Reason is a well-written autobiography told with humor and heart by an “average” person. It is the story lived by many. Listen to a free sample or buy Deconverted: A Journey from Religion to Reason ( Unabridged) by Seth Andrews on iTunes on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch. In DEconverted: a journey from religion to reason, author Seth Andrews describes his journey from Christian to atheist. Born the son of.
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There’s a couple instances in which Andrews talks of being a “professional communicator”.
A well written personal story of moving from being a member in a culture where the answers to all the questions were given to you within relugion comfortable bubble of faith to the more uncertain bigger world where the answers are not so readily available and must be earned through critical thinking.
I Really liked it.
The Logic of Miracles — Part 4: I find it is hard to answer. This was very good, but if anything the story was a little too by-the-book and a little boring. Andrews is already a force in the jpurney of rationalism, and with his friends Matt Dillahunty and Aaron Ra at work, Texas and Oklahoma may never be the same.
This is by far one of the best book I have ever read! I purchased this book directly from the author this past weekend at a conference he was speaking at, and found in our conversation that Seth is markedly friendly, open, and passionate about his endeavors and the atheist recovering from religion community that he is in. A privilege to read.
To face the truth now publicly would mean exposing himself to everyone that knew him, putting himself out there for all to see. The Logic of Miracles. I started reading it and couldn’t put it down until I finished it. Though I also caution anyone who is expecting more than just an introductory look at atheism, and a heartwarming tale of a young broadcaster, learning that he can’t ingore reality and feel okay at the same time.
Sep 17, Craig Evans rated it really liked it Shelves: I cannot help but admire anyone who makes such a leap The book is great for atheists looking to learn about the journey of others, as well as for believers who might not understand how one might go from belief to nonbelief. Read Online Suspicious Minds: Before he founded TTA, Andrews led a very different life — he was a Christian radio broadcaster and one of the outspoken faithful.
Some hopefully constructive criticisms: And like the author, I continue to not be afraid to be and show my true self. I was just maybe hoping for a bit more depth alongside the quips and snarky anecdotes about why religion is so absurd. Dec 28, Amanda Markham rated it liked it.
Internet Infidels Needs Your Support! The doubts, questions, decisions and aftermath that occur as we travel from faith to reason are documented here in Seth’s typically ultra professional manner. His straightforward, humorous manner and radio-quality voice only improve the book.
To learn more about Seth Andrews, or to purchase his book, DEconverted: He uses his knack for storytelling to make his life story interesting and poignant. The website includes resources, podcasts, videos and more to enlighten and educate the public on atheism. An enjoyable read and one that lets the reader understand the humans behind it — his family are good people, not abusive zealots and the struggle with acceptance is an interesting and sad one that can be applied to our greater society.
The transformation was complete and he has never looked back. Seth’s book depicts his young life as a child, teen and young adult which in some ways parallels mine If you’re looking for a story of a guy who clawed his way out of dogma and into the bright light of reality Feb 05, Tom Roche rated it really liked it.
He pointed out the misogyny in the bible as well as the contradictions from book to book. Seth has a way with words. And for those who dare to raise a dissenting hand, the threat of Hell looms ominously. Seth shows great respect for all of the people in his life as he tells his story of the journey from religion to reason.
Richard Dawkins came to atheism with the mind of science. Basically what I’m saying is, the book is too short and seemed as if it was missing out on some extra depth. This is an Oklahoma-born guy who was While well written and undoubtedly courageous, I thought this book left a lot to be desired. A wonderful tool for any who are looking for a calm voice of reason. The answers are short and to the point and can help one make their point succinctly.
Dawkins and Batchelor are both British.
It might be good, but can it be great? We reoigion unable to find iTunes on your computer. Why I Am Not a Christian: The faithful will gain an understanding in simple terms as to why their loved ones and friends can and journry quit their faith and turn away from religious dogma.
Encroaching on 40, he found himself at the end of a year marriage, alone; isolated and scared. My background and Seth’s are similar.
Notify me of new comments via email. After being raised Catholic, I had more than a relkgion fancy for Buddhism. The audiobook narration was excellent; I could see being less entertained if I had been reading instead of listening. Always seek to be learning something new. How he is coping nowadays in his current relationship. Email required Address never made public. It’s also fascinating to have his take on the people he was surrounded by, at the time, even if most of it is just generalized.