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Leaving Your Religion

Leaving Your Religion
  • Author : James Mulholland
  • Publisher : CreateSpace
  • Release : 01 October 2013
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If you've considered leaving your religion, you are not alone.Each year over two million adults in the United States decide to no longer identify themselves with a specific religion. In 2012, according to the annual Pew Forum American Religious Identity Survey, over 45 million (20%) of the adults in the United States no longer claimed a religious tradition. For a variety of reasons, many are discovering religion doesn't work for them any longer. Unfortunately, for those becoming post-religious, there is very little

Leaving Church

Leaving Church
  • Author : Barbara Brown Taylor
  • Publisher : Canterbury Press
  • Release : 25 January 2013
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Tells how a renowned preacher left her ministry to rediscover the authentic heart of her faith. A moving reflection on keeping faith amidst the relentless demands of modern life.

Leaving the Fold

Leaving the Fold
  • Author : Marlene Winell
  • Publisher : Marlene Winell Ph.D.
  • Release : 25 January 2021
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Have you been harmed by toxic religion? Learn how to recover and reclaim your life. Psychologist Marlene Winell is uniquely qualified to address the subject of this book. In addition to her personal experience with leaving fundamentalist religion, she has worked with clients recovering from religion for 28 years. She is known for coining the term Religious Trauma Syndrome. Leaving the Fold is a self-help book that examines the effects of authoritarian religion (fundamentalist Christianity in particular) on individuals who leave

Handbook of Leaving Religion

Handbook of Leaving Religion
  • Author : Daniel Enstedt,Goran Larsson,Teemu T. Mantsinen
  • Publisher : Brill Handbooks on Contemporar
  • Release : 21 October 2019
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The Handbook of Leaving Religion introduces a neglected field of research with the aim to outline previous and contemporary research, and suggest how the topic of leaving religion should be studied in the future. The handbook consists of three sections: 1) Major debates about leaving religion; 2) Case studies and empirical insights; and 3) Theoretical and methodological approaches. Section one provides the reader with an introduction to key terms, historical developments, major controversies and significant cases. Section two includes case studies that illustrate

Leaving Christianity

Leaving Christianity
  • Author : Stuart Macdonald,Brian P. Clarke
  • Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Release : 30 November 2017
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Canadians were once church-goers. During the post-war boom of the 1950s, Canadian churches were vibrant institutions, with attendance rates even higher than in the United States, but the following decade witnessed emptying pews. What happened? In Leaving Christianity Brian Clarke and Stuart Macdonald quantitatively map the nature and extent of Canadians’ disengagement with organized religion and assess the implications for Canadian society and its religious institutions. Drawing on a wide array of national and denominational statistics, they illustrate how the

Religious Trauma Syndrome

Religious Trauma Syndrome
  • Author : Prince Charles Flavius
  • Publisher : Independently Published
  • Release : 17 April 2019
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RTS is a to the point, self-help guide on recovering from religion. Unlike any other book of its kind, RTS was written to rattle your conscience, and awaken your logic. Being written by someone who was born deep into religion gives it a personal connection and a realistic view on what someone goes through after leaving their faith. Most people, who were blessed with never having to be held back by belief would never understand the inner struggle one goes

Leaving Alexandria

Leaving Alexandria
  • Author : Richard Holloway
  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Release : 01 March 2012
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The prize-winning memoir: “an enlightening walk through a life that encompasses West Africa…rent strikes, the divided self and the question of grace” (Scotland on Sunday, UK). An international bestseller and winner of the PEN/Ackerley Prize, Ricard Holloway’s candid memoir “is many things. It is a compelling account of a journey through life, told with great frankness; it is a subtle reflection on what it means to live in an imperfect and puzzling world; and it is a

Leaving Faith Behind

Leaving Faith Behind
  • Author : Fiyaz Mughal,Aliyah Saleem
  • Publisher : Augsburg Books
  • Release : 28 April 2020
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Leaving Faith Behind gives voice to women and men who were born into Muslim families and communities, but who have made the decision to leave Islam or to dissent against some of the most significant aspects of Islamic doctrine. Aliyah, who realized as a young woman that she did not have to live by rigid rules and concepts that suffocated her true self. Hassan, who became a practicing Muslim in his teens, but for whom doubts led him to leave

Generation Ex-Christian

Generation Ex-Christian
  • Author : Drew Dyck
  • Publisher : Moody Publishers
  • Release : 01 October 2010
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Young people aren’t walking away from the church—they’re sprinting. According to a recent study by Ranier Research, 70 percent of youth leave church by the time they are 22 years old. Barna Group estimates that 80 percent of those reared in the church will be “disengaged” by the time they are 29 years old. Unlike earlier generations of church dropouts, these “leavers” are unlikely to seek out alternative forms of Christian community such as home churches and small groups. When they

Leaving the Witness

Leaving the Witness
  • Author : Amber Scorah
  • Publisher : Penguin Books
  • Release : 02 June 2020
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"A fascinating glimpse into the consciousness of being an outsider in every possible way, and what it takes to find your path into the life you'd like to lead."--Nylon A riveting memoir of losing faith and finding freedom while a covert missionary in one of the world's most restrictive countries. A third-generation Jehovah's Witness, Amber Scorah had devoted her life to sounding God's warning of impending Armageddon. She volunteered to take the message to China, where the preaching she

Leaving Faith Behind

Leaving Faith Behind
  • Author : Jeffrey Olsson
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release : 17 March 2009
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In the first nine chapters of this book Jeff Olsson answers those who have asked why he would want to leave a faith community such as the Anglican Church of Canada and Christianity. A letter to my curious friends is Jeffs personal story where he explains how faith is not always a virtue when those who choose to believe do so at the expense of others. Chapters ten through twenty eight give a historical perspective on atheism and present a

Leaving the Saints

Leaving the Saints
  • Author : Martha Nibley Beck
  • Publisher : Piatkus Books
  • Release : 25 January 2021
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In a thoughtful examination of faith, bestselling author and life coach Beck chronicles her difficult decision to leave the Mormon church, and her struggle to overcome a dark secret buried in her childhood.

Why We Believe in God(s)

Why We Believe in God(s)
  • Author : J. Anderson Thomson,Clare Aukofer
  • Publisher : Pitchstone Publishing (US&CA)
  • Release : 01 July 2014
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In this groundbreaking volume, J. Anderson Thomson, Jr., MD, with Clare Aukofer, offers a succinct yet comprehensive study of how and why the human mind generates religious belief. Dr. Thomson, a highly respected practicing psychiatrist with credentials in forensic psychiatry and evolutionary psychology, methodically investigates the components and causes of religious belief in the same way any scientist would investigate the movement of astronomical bodies or the evolution of life over time—that is, as a purely natural phenomenon. Providing

Leaving the Fold

Leaving the Fold
  • Author : Marlene Winell
  • Publisher : Marlene Winell Ph.D.
  • Release : 25 January 2021
GET THIS BOOKLeaving the Fold

Have you been harmed by toxic religion? Learn how to recover and reclaim your life. Psychologist Marlene Winell is uniquely qualified to address the subject of this book. In addition to her personal experience with leaving fundamentalist religion, she has worked with clients recovering from religion for 28 years. She is known for coining the term Religious Trauma Syndrome. Leaving the Fold is a self-help book that examines the effects of authoritarian religion (fundamentalist Christianity in particular) on individuals who leave

Leaving Church, Finding Faith

Leaving Church, Finding Faith
  • Author : Juliet Dorris-Williams
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 16 April 2020
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I've left the Christian Church. I've turned away from the structure, the sense of community, the doctrine, the dogma, the ritual, the thing that gave my life focus and grounding, the WHY of my life. My life made sense when the church was at the center of it. It doesn't now. Owning the decision to leave involves--The realization that you simply can't stay. --You cannot go forward with these people, with this structure, within this context of loving and serving