Demystifying Atheism

This will be no ordinary skeptical diatribe.  The message I mean to convey does not rely on criticizing the flaws of religion.  The value of a perspective untethered from divinity can be well attested on its own merits, without any need to denigrate alternative views (of which I’ve done plenty elsewhere).  It is crucial to begin by explaining what Atheism is and is not, as I encounter a great deal of confusion on this point.

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Analysis: Jesus on Trial

The following text began as a good faith effort to document my experience reading through this book.  As an unbeliever, I naturally anticipated a fair bit of collision between my views and those expressed by David Limbaugh, so it was important not to lose track of the points that demanded consideration.  The book was a gift from my loving and devout mother in an effort to convince me of the truth of Christianity.  My own upbringing was safe and comfortable, well-provided for by my affectionate and supportive parents; and it was defined by devoted Christian observance. 

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