‘REFUSING MY RELIGION’ in Becky Garrison’s article for the Washington Post today.

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Leaving religion but finding community

By Becky Garrison

Since the Clergy Project established an online presence in 2011, this confidential resource for active and former clergy who no longer hold supernatural beliefs has grown from 52 to 470 members. Presently 80 percent or their members are based in the United States with the majority of these ex-clergy coming from evangelical and pentecostal traditions. While filming Refusing My Religion, a documentary about these religious leaders who’ve lost their faith and become atheist activists, co-directors Michael Dorian and Marc Levine documented a grassroots-level development of “godless congregations” (based on a Christian model) to provide people who’ve left religion with the “sense of community” they miss once they leave their churches. Click for the rest of the article: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/on-faith/wp/2013/07/10/leaving-religion-but-finding-community/

http://www.refusingmyreligion.com

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One thought on “‘REFUSING MY RELIGION’ in Becky Garrison’s article for the Washington Post today.

  1. “Why Christianity Must Change of Die” by John Shelby Spong. It discusses why many people are leaving their faith behind and offers a theory of why this is and what can be done to stop the tide of people that are turning away.

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