John W. Loftus's Why I Became an Atheist: A Former Preacher Rejects PDF

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By John W. Loftus

ISBN-10: 1616145773

ISBN-13: 9781616145774

for approximately twenty years John W. Loftus used to be a religious evangelical Christian, an ordained minister of the Church of Christ, and an ardent apologist for Christianity. With 3 degrees--in philosophy, theology, and philosophy of religion--he was once adept at utilizing rational argumentation to guard the religion. yet through the years, doubts concerning the credibility of key Christian tenets started to creep into his considering. by means of the past due Nineties he skilled a full-blown predicament of religion.

In this sincere appraisal of his trip from believer to atheist, the writer conscientiously explains the studies and the reasoning procedure that led him to reject spiritual trust. the unique version of this ebook used to be released in 2006 and reissued in 2008. due to the fact that point, Loftus has got a great deal of serious suggestions from Christians and skeptics alike. during this revised and improved variation, the writer addresses criticisms of the unique, provides new argumentation and references, and refines his presentation. for each factor he succinctly summarizes a number of the issues of view and offers references for additional examining. In end, he describes the consequences of lifestyles with no trust in God, a few releasing, a few sobering.

This frank critique of Christian trust from a former insider will curiosity freethinkers in addition to an individual with doubts concerning the claims of religion.

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