Why I Left the Christian Church and How I’m Finding Peace Now

The journey of a 20-something woman.

Maiden Heretic

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“My only goal was to be the best Christian I could be, and represent this to people who didn’t believe. And what I found – because I actually cared about whether or not my beliefs were true, rather than whether they felt good – was that my beliefs weren’t justified. Try as I might, and pray as hard as I could, no answer comes. No evidence is forthcoming… Faith is not a virtue. Faith is gullibility. It is evidence that determines whether or not your perception of reality is reasonable and in conjunction with the world as it is.” – Matt Dillahunty, The Atheist Experience

I’m not one for ruffling ideological feathers on the Internet, but I feel the subject of an individual’s faith journey is something that should be more willingly shared. For me, everything from prized academic literature to the honest reflections of friends and…

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About Atheist Max

I'm a former Christian who became Atheist in middle age. My blog is a journal of how I lost religion and discovered a better life. For Peace, Civility and the Separation of Church and State
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