"Yep! same thing happened to me. Having to read the old testament all the way through as part of freshman religion class helped get the ball rolling. I remember the teacher kept claiming that it was "more exciting than a soap opera."
"Well, if you know a lot about christianity, I read that somewhere in mathew it says something about a bunch of tombs splitting open when jesus rose from the dead and I guess it says a bunch of zombies wandered into town "to be witnessed by…"
"Moriah, in regards to good books on atheism, I would like to suggest "Atheism: The Case Against God" by George H. Smith. I found it to be an excellent book for those who are not yet into deep, philosophical studies. It contains many…"
"Well , one of the reasons the class didn't get into it deeper into the topic is the same reason why your religious peers don't know about Christianity... the more in depth one gets into the source material the less sense it makes (you…"
Hi all! I am a high school student who is recently been converted tobeing a non-theist. I am here to learn information on this subject,even though my mom and one of my sisters "loves" to give meinformation, sometimes it is better to learn from multiple people. Icome from a large church going family (i have 4 siblings, then astep-sister) and I have been baptized and have had my first communion,but I am very happy that I haven't been confirmed. For being my age Iknow a lot about Christianity,…See More
Hi Moriah. Welcome to this friendly place where we recognise that God and gods are all phoney and religions are frauds used to control people;
and how tragic and inexcusable it is that women and minorities have been oppressed these last two thousand years and more.