Coming out as an atheist to her family provoked an unsurprising response from reader Amanda‘s mother:
My husband and I came out to our respective families two weeks ago (Yay! No more needless pressure to pretend anymore! No more paranoia over what their reactions would be!) and my mom very sternly suggested that I read [Lee Strobel's] The Case for Christ “with an open mind and heart.”
So Amanda read the book. She had actually read a version of it when she was younger, but she was going to read it this time through skeptical eyes and more knowledge about the tricks Christian apologists use when trying to make their arguments.
Just FYI, Adam Lee at Daylight Atheism wrote a thorough chapter-by-chapter rebuttal to one of Strobel’s other books, The Case for a Creator. And atheist Jeffery J. Lowder wrote a lengthy review of The Case for Christ at The Secular Web years ago.
Have any of you reread a Christian book (besides the Bible) after you left the faith? What stood out to you when you read it through the new perspective?
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