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Atheist voices of Minnesota : an anthology of personal stories

Author: Bill Lehto; Greta Christina
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Freethought House, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
Summary:
"With contributions from 36 Minnesotans, and a foreword by Greta Christina, this unique book allows a cross section of ordinary atheists to tell their personal stories about how their lives and atheism connect. The results are touching and fascinating, with a diversity of topics covered"--Publisher website.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Lehto; Greta Christina
ISBN: 9780615598574 0615598579
OCLC Number: 809367572
Description: xiv, 259 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part 1: Life as an atheist. An atheist grieves / Shannon Drury --
Keeping the faith / Kori Hennessy --
Higher Purpose versus Higher Power / Anthony Faust --
Nice people, good doughnuts / Elizabeth Becker --
Rough sea / Bill Lehto --
Atheist in uniform / Rob Young --
The construction of a church wedding / M.A. Melby --
Clarion / Linda Davis --
Remembering the Pope of the Bad Lands / Peter N. Holste --
Part 2: Coming out as an atheist. A sin of omission / Paul Gramstad --
The unexpected consequences of coming out / Stephanie Zvan --
I was a dictionary atheist / Greg Laden --
Transitions / Robin Raianiemi --
Switching from automatic to manual / Jason Schoenack --
Amy, grant me the serenity / Ryan Bolin --
Coming out / Donald L. Boese --
You can go your own way / Elizabeth Stiras --
Part 3: Letting go of faith. Losing my head / James Zimmerman --
My road to atheism / August Berkshire --
Who ya gonna call? / Todd N. Torkelson --
Frontsliding / Kenneth Bellew --
Birth, rebirth / Jennifer Zimmerman --
Out of the woods / Justin M. Chase --
How McDonald's and Dawkins helped me become a godless parent / Eric Jayne --
It's the little things / PZ Myers --
Summer camp and God / Timothy Wick --
The making of a Catholic atheist / Mike Haubrich --
Part 4: Ethics and action. On being a queer atheist and interfaith activist / Chris Stedman --
Why I am not religious--
and what that has to do with being vegan / Kim Socha --
Eight-year-old voice / Jill Carlson --
The best thing I do all year / Norman Barrett Wiik --
Evolving ethics in an atheist world / Rohit Ravindran --
Friendship, field trips, and a few honest words / Michelle M. Huber --
Recycle yourself / Andrew Downs --
One self-reliant species / Ryan Benson.
Responsibility: edited by Bill Lehto ; [foreward by Greta Christina].

Abstract:

"With contributions from 36 Minnesotans, and a foreword by Greta Christina, this unique book allows a cross section of ordinary atheists to tell their personal stories about how their lives and atheism connect. The results are touching and fascinating, with a diversity of topics covered"--Publisher website.

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