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Natural Atheism by David Eller

By Grant Steves Professor Eller teaches Cultural Anthropology in Denver, Colorado. In his research on religion, he gained great insight into the affects of religion and the advantages of freethinking. Natural Atheism has some challenging material, but it appears Professor Eller’s aim was to address a general audience. At the Read more…

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Leaving the Saints by Martha Beck

By Bjorn Watland Mormon, atheist, Mormon and then spiritualist. How? Martha Beck, a Harvard graduate of Sociology, now a life coach, tells the story of her life growing up Mormon, leaving for Harvard, turning atheist, giving birth to her son Adam, who has Down syndrome, returning to Utah and the Read more…

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Religious Literacy by Stephen Prothero

By Bjorn Watland Stephen Prothero, author of American Jesus and chair of the religion department at Boston University, believes there is a crisis at hand in America.  The crisis is the lack of religious literacy among America’s citizens.  His book, Religious Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know–And Doesn’t, talks Read more…