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5 edition of Faitheist found in the catalog.

Faitheist

How an Atheist Found Common Ground with the Religious

by Chris Stedman

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Beacon Press in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Atheism,
  • Dialogue,
  • Spiritual biography,
  • Religious aspects

  • Edition Notes

    StatementChris Stedman
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL2776 .S74 2012
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Paginationp. cm.
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25376431M
    ISBN 100807014397
    ISBN 109780807014394
    LC Control Number2012022520

    (RNS) As the assistant humanist chaplain at Harvard University, Chris Stedman coordinates its "Values in Action" program. In his recent book, "Faitheist: How an Atheist Found Common Ground with the Religious," he tells how he went from a closeted gay evangelical Christian to an "out" atheist, and, eventually, a Humanist.   In Faitheist, Chris Stedman tells his own story to challenge the orthodoxies of this movement and make a passionate argument that atheists should engage religious diversity respectfully. Becoming aware of injustice, and craving community, Stedman .

    Faitheist is the perfect book for those seeking a middle path between the firm, opposing certainties of religious fundamentalism and intolerant atheism."--Reza Aslan, author of No god but God and Beyond Fundamentalism "If Chris Stedman had become a pastor, he'd have a big, big church. Instead, he's a humanist hero, a compelling writer whose /5(64).   This is the first of several book club posts inspired by Faitheist, and I will likely bring elements of this first conversation into my subsequent posts. [And for our March BITG Book Club Book, check out the icon at the top of the right sidebar or the BITG Book Club page!!].

    Jun 8, - Explore lisuslife's board "Ridiculigion - Atheist Books to Expand Your Mind", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Atheist, Books and Atheism pins.   Book details Faitheist Chris Stedman Beacon Press Comments I saw this book recommended on Lisa Notes and it sounded interesting. I was more-or .


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In Faitheist, Chris Stedman tells his own story to challenge the orthodoxies of this movement and make a passionate argument that atheists should engage religious diversity respectfully. Becoming aware of injustice, and craving community, Stedman became a “born-again” Christian in late childhood/5(93).

"Faitheist, a new memori by local author Chris Stedman, promotes a warm, loving, and witty serving of intercultural dialogue."—Scott Kearnan, Boston Spirit “An enlightening and engaging memoir.” —Minneapolis Star Tribune "His book about being religious and being secular, together, offers his hope for a better world" —Toledo Blade/5(87).

Faitheist is the perfect book for those seeking a middle path between the firm, opposing certainties of religious fundamentalism and intolerant atheism.”—Reza Aslan, author of No god but God and Beyond Fundamentalism Faitheist book Chris Stedman had become a pastor, he’d have a big, big church.

Faitheist is the perfect book for those seeking a middle path between the firm, opposing certainties of religious fundamentalism and intolerant atheism.” — Reza Aslan, author of. Faitheist book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The stunning popularity of the New Atheist movement--whose most famous /5.

Faitheist is the perfect book for those seeking a middle path between the firm, opposing certainties of religious fundamentalism and intolerant atheism.“—Reza Aslan, author of No god but God and Beyond Fundamentalism “The searching, intelligent account of a gay man’s experiences growing away from God and into a thoughtful and humane.

In Faitheist, Chris Stedman tells his own story to challenge the orthodoxies of this movement and make a passionate argument that atheists should engage religious diversity respectfully.

Becoming aware of injustice, and craving Faitheist book, Stedman 4/5(1). In this book, he reclaims this misunderstood concept for himself and other like-minded individuals.

Stedman embraces the faitheist label because it clearly shows his interest in “putting 'faith' in my fellow human beings and our shared potential to overcome the false dichotomies that keep us apart.”.

Faitheist How An Atheist Found Common Ground With the Religious (Book): Stedman, Chris: The story of a former Evangelical Christian turned openly gay atheist who now works to bridge the divide between atheists and the religious The stunning popularity of the New Atheist movement--whose most famous spokesmen include Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, and the late Christopher Hitchens--speaks to.

As the assistant humanist chaplain at Harvard University, Chris Stedman coordinates its “Values in Action” program. In his recent book, “Faitheist: How an Atheist Found Common Ground with. In Faitheist, Chris Stedman tells his own story to challenge the orthodoxies of this movement and make a passionate argument that atheists should engage religious diversity respectfully.

Becoming aware of injustice, and craving community, Stedman became a "born-again" Christian in late childhood. Faitheist is a bold, empathetic, and sensible challenge to faith and nonfaith communities to think compassionately and to seek common values in a shared world.

Stedman has had plenty of reasons to disown both the religious and the atheist, but rather than travel down that bitter, twisted path he chose the road of graciousness. In Faitheist, Chris Stedman tells his own story to challenge the orthodoxies of this movement and make a passionate argument that atheists should engage religious diversity respectfully.

Becoming aware of injustice, and craving community, Stedman Brand: Beacon Press. Faithbook. 29K likes. Faithbook is committed to building the most innovative and useful Christian website in ers: 29K. In Faitheist, Chris Stedman tells his own story to challenge the orthodoxies of this movement and make a passionate argument that atheists should engage religious diversity This book is a stunning revelation that not all Atheist hate the church or organized religion as is being loudly shouted from the ranks that call themselves "The New.

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This month, I have been hosting a book club in the Pride Center on Wednesdays from to discuss the book Faitheist by Chris Stedman.

year old Stedman tells the story of his journey from a family that he names “irreligious” through coming out as queer in an Evangelical Christian environment, to finally settling into his identity as an atheist humanist that engages in the interfaith.

Chris Stedman is the assistant humanist chaplain at Harvard University and author of the new book, “Faitheist: How an Atheist Found Common Ground with the Religious.”. Near the end of Faitheist: How an Atheist Found Common Ground with the Religious (Beacon Press, ), Chris Stedman wonders if he’s too young (24) to write a memoir.

Stedman concludes that he isn’t. Turns out he’s wrong. Faitheist is full of good ideas, but it’s an article (or two) posing as a book.

For those of you keeping count, the book’s metadata–that is, its bibliographic. Religion for Atheists: A non-believer's guide to the uses of religion is a book by Alain de Botton published in It argues that while supernatural claims made by religion are false, some aspects of religion are still useful and can be applied in secular life and : Alain de Botton.

I’m drinking my morning coffee as I write this, and thinking about a moving, thought-provoking book I’ve been reading for pleasure: humanist interfaith activist Chris Stedman’s Faitheist: How An Atheist Found Common Ground with the Religious.

I try to follow a number of firm guidelines for my writing at skeptical platforms like Skepticblog.(shelved 2 times as faith-based-fiction) avg rating — 19, ratings — published   Buy Faitheism: Why Christians and Atheists have more in common than you think by Kandiah, Krish (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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