EBOOK DOWNLOAD Godless How an Evangelical Preacher Became One of America's Leading Atheists AUTHOR Dan Barker


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  • Godless How an Evangelical Preacher Became One of America's Leading Atheists
  • Dan Barker
  • English
  • 18 October 2019
  • 9781569756775

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    EBOOK DOWNLOAD Godless How an Evangelical Preacher Became One of America's Leading Atheists AUTHOR Dan Barker I have a lot of mixed feelings about this bookFirst of all what is a leading atheist I never knew we had a vote Since I'm of an agnostic dabbling in the philosophical side of Buddhism I may not have been eligible to vote Being a leading freethinker makes sense since it implies an interest in freedom of speech and

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    EBOOK DOWNLOAD Godless How an Evangelical Preacher Became One of America's Leading Atheists AUTHOR Dan Barker A lot of the book is the pretty typical arguments for the nonexistance of God stuff but I thought the biographic

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    EBOOK DOWNLOAD Godless How an Evangelical Preacher Became One of America's Leading Atheists AUTHOR Dan Barker Now here's a book that's very hard to rate objectively I liked a lot of it mostly the parts where Barker told about his own life the struggles with Christianity becoming atheist and then living as an atheistWhen he criticizes Christianity things get a bit complicated I agree with a lot maybe even most of his arguments but it's all about a fundamentalist approach to Bible and other Christian doctrines In fact a lot of h

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    EBOOK DOWNLOAD Godless How an Evangelical Preacher Became One of America's Leading Atheists AUTHOR Dan Barker Dan Barker à 2 Free read Read & download Godless How an Evangelical Preacher Became One of America's Leading Atheists The subtitle is rather misleading as the how can basically be boiled down to I started reading things other than the Bible while the rest of the book’s 360 pages is devoted to attacks on theism Using logical arguments pointing out discrepancies and contradictions in Biblical teaching; arguing that by definition God cannot be timeless nor

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    EBOOK DOWNLOAD Godless How an Evangelical Preacher Became One of America's Leading Atheists AUTHOR Dan Barker This was a phenomenal read Barker is articulate intelligent witty and immensely likable His deconversion from fundamentalist preacher to staunch atheist comes across as honest not to mention the only logical conclusion when someone i

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    EBOOK DOWNLOAD Godless How an Evangelical Preacher Became One of America's Leading Atheists AUTHOR Dan Barker 45I thought this was a great piece of inspiring and educational writing First of all this mans experience closely mimicked mine I was raised in a a Christian belief indoctrinated in its faith from the time I was born and was being primed for the ministry as a young man Through my own soul searching and extensive research I finally had to admit to myself that I simply did not believe the bible or the Christian religion or any other religion

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Godless How an Evangelical Preacher Became One of America's Leading Atheists

Dan Barker à 2 Free read Read & download â PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free à Dan Barker Godless How an Evangelical Preacher Became One of America's Leading Atheists Download Á 102 Protestantism is Dan Barker” RICHARD DAWKINS author of The God Delusion“ Godless was a revelation to me I don’t think anyone can match the devastating clarity intensity and honesty which Dan Barker brings to the journey faith to reason childhood to growing up fantasy to reality intoxication to sobriety” OLIVER SACKS authors of MusicophiliaIn Godless Barker recounts his journey from evangelical preacher to atheist Now here s a book that s very hard to rate objectively I liked a lot of it mostly the parts where Barker told about his own life the struggles with Christianity becoming atheist and then living as an atheistWhen he criticizes Christianity things get a bit complicated I agree with a lot maybe even most of his arguments but it s all about a fundamentalist approach to Bible and other Christian doctrines In fact a lot of his reasoning is exactly the same as what has been said by liberal Christian scholars such as Marcus Borg whom I m a big fan of or John Dominic Crossan or John Shelby Spong among others And they don t consider themselves atheistSo here s the conflict I m not sure if I the reason why I find that section lacking is in the book itself or just a psychological thing where I don t want to accept all of Barker s view Anyway this is yet another challenging book for Christians brave enough to really think about their faith and why they are Christians I will recommend it but a word of warning is in place this uest made Barker give up Christianity

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Dan Barker à 2 Free read Read & download â PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free à Dan Barker Godless How an Evangelical Preacher Became One of America's Leading Atheists Download Á 102 Activist and along the way explains precisely why it is not only okay to be an atheist it is something in which to be proud” MICHAEL SHERMER publisher of Skeptic Magazine“ Godless is a fascinating memoir and a handbook for debunking theism But most of all it is a moving testimonial to one man’s emotional and intellectual rigor in acclaiming critical thinking” ROBERT SAPOLSKY author of Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcer This was a phenomenal read Barker is articulate intelligent witty and immensely likable His deconversion from fundamentalist preacher to staunch atheist comes across as honest not to mention the only logical conclusion when someone is sincerely seeking truth I have nothing but admiration for someone who is able to let go of a fallacious belief when faced with overwhelming evidence that it is wrong I wish people would have the courage to ask uestions and seek out a similar path for truth the way that Barker did It s a bit sad that religion is such a taboo subject although I suspect it has a bit to do with religious individuals being inculcated since childhood not to uestion their beliefs and to also attack those who do I ve only met one religious person who was genuinely supportive of open discourse on religiosity or lack of and whom I had no fear about voicing all of my opinions in their entirety She didn t avoid answering uestions didn t get angry defensive or behave in the ways believers typically do when you ask uestions We had some pretty good conversations and I thank her for it It s one of the reasons I like reading books from prior believers it offers some understanding about the mind of the believer that one doesn t always get because believers rarely want to talk Then it has the added bonus of showing the metamorphosis from believer to non believer Barker does a great of job of letting the reader inside to how he once was and how he is today I enjoyed the whole book but if I had to pick something I particularly liked it would have to be the chapter where he wrote a letter to theologians from the perspective of god asking some pretty thought provoking uestions He just pointed out some things that really emphasized the absurdity of christianity that I never really thought about I guess because I never imagined I was god before

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Dan Barker à 2 Free read Read & download â PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free à Dan Barker Godless How an Evangelical Preacher Became One of America's Leading Atheists Download Á 102 ADVANCE PRAISE FOR GODLESS“Valuable in the human story are the reflections of intelligent and ethical people who listen to the voice of reason and who allow it to vanuish bigotry and superstition This book is a classic example” CHRISTOPHER HITCHENS author of God is Not Great“The most elouent witness of internal delusion that I know a triumphantly smiling refugee from the zany surreal world of American fundamentalist I found this book fascinating for the simple reason that the author s experience mimicked so much my own I may not have been an evangelical preacher as the author was but I was about as devout a Mormon as one could be when in the 80s and I in my 30s and a mother of six I came to the painful realization that I did not really believe it all and left my church It was without eual the most painful episode of my life and in time I believe the most liberating for myself and my family And this is also without eual the most personal book review I ve posted