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Excellent collection of essays by former born again fundamentalist Christians who left their faith for a variety of reasons, and who went on to believe in a variety of things from atheism to liberal Christianity Highly readable, and doesn t shy away from asking the tough questions Recommended for anyone with nagging doubt, a thirst for truth, and a sense that they re alone in their search within their fundamentalist circles. DOWNLOAD ♃ Leaving The Fold: Testimonies Of Former Fundamentalists ♷ This Riveting New Collection Offers Testimonies Of Former Fundamentalists Who Became Disillusioned With Their Churches And Left Presenting Than Two Dozen Personal Journeys, This Book Gives A Clear Picture Of What Attracts A Person To The Fundamentalist Faith And What Can Drive Believers Away From Their Religion Photos Throughout Would have given it 3.5 stars if that was an option This book presents a collection of essays from a variety of ex fundamentalists who have left that brand of religion,some for atheism or agnosticism, and some for liberal forms of Christianity.I found the book thoughtful and insightful and it was an encouraging read during a confusing time for me I liked that most of the writers presented a balanced and sympathetic viewpoint instead of the bitterness that many ex fundys express I did find that the writing tended to be a little dry and impersonal and the majority of writers were old men while I would have preferred a mixed demographic None the less it was a useful and interesting read. This author is mentioned in the book Quotable Atheists which is, itself, a large collection of quotes from notable atheists I m making it a point to read these books to gain insight into Atheism. This contains approximately 30 narratives of people who have leave Christian fundamentalism Some are a little dull, some involve personal squabbles or doctrinal fine points, but many are heartfelt and document difficult decisions.Most of the people profiled are public figures to some degree Very few of them are average Joes and Janes. Very good and interesting. This was actually written by a co worker of mine, and I had to read it out of curiosity Two of the stories reference Bob Jones University, a fundamentalist institution in the town I now live in. A Studs Terkel ish approach to American Protestant Fundamentalism and those who escaped its grip Essentially this is a collection of former fundies, mostly former preachers from one church or another, each giving his own story as to why he she no longer is part of that fold, and what they replaced it with in their lives This is not an all must become atheists screed, but a collection of articles by various authors who found the fundie viewpoint no longer relevant to their lives Babinski groups the testimonies into those who are now, Moderate Evangelical, Liberal, or Ultra Liberal Christians Adherents of Non Christian Spiritualities Agnostics Atheists and those who Played Major Roles in Liberalizing the Religion of Their Day An interesting study with many perspectives Babinski also includes a good summary of the history and viewpoint of the American Fundamentalist movement.