Category Archives: Religion/Spirituality

Illogical Atheism: A Comprehensive Response to the Contemporary Freethinker from a Lapsed Agnostic, by Bo Jinn

“Illogical Atheism” is not a book of evangelism and preaching. Rather, it serves as a repudiation of Atheist movements from Sam Harris, Richard Dawkins, and the late Christopher Hitchens–the modern Atheist triad–back through history. Author Bo Jinn does not attempt … Continue reading

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Holy Bible – Best God Damned Version – Genesis, by Steve Ebling (2013)

Warning: If you are one who takes the Bible as being absolute Gospel (pardon the pun), this book will most likely offend you. However, if you are willing to embrace the various quirks and foibles of the Book of Genesis–and … Continue reading

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Why Are You Atheists So ANGRY? 99 Things That Piss-Off the Godless, by Greta Christina

Why Are You Atheists So ANGRY? 99 Things That Piss Off the Godless By Greta Christina Again, let me disclaim that I am neither atheist nor agnostic. I’m hardly a zealot either. I’ve found my own belief structure, and that … Continue reading

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God is NOT Good: How Religion Poisons Everything, by Christopher Hitchens (2009)

This is the part where I tell you that I’m neither an atheist nor an agnostic. I was raised Protestant, dipped a toe in Catholicism, and came out with my own system of beliefs. They are just that: my own … Continue reading

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The Eyes of an Atheist, by M.A. Neeper (2012)

First and foremost, I want to state that I am NOT an atheist. My beliefs are my own. One reason Twelve Steps programs have survived nearly eighty years is the prudent use of italics: …of God as we understood him. … Continue reading

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Vatican Waltz, by Roland Merullo

(nb: I received a review copy from the publisher via NetGalley) Cynthia Piantedosi has always been different from her peers. In high school, when other girls were obsessed with boys and parties, Cynthia found her fulfillment in prayer. She was … Continue reading

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My Life with Deth: Discovering Meaning in a Life of Rock & Roll, by David Ellefson, w. Joel McIver, fwd by Alice Cooper

David Ellefson has had an incredible ride. He started as a pre-teen musical wannabe, practiced like crazy growing up on his parents’s farm, then moved to L.A. to try his luck. He’d studied jazz bass, and he’d practiced hard, so … Continue reading

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