Jesus Didn’t Wear Pajamas

You know how you love to read Christian children’s books?

I’ll take your silence as a yes. Which is why you’ll be thrilled to hear about a new book your kids won’t be able to live without: Kelly Paul‘s Does Jesus Wear Pajamas?

(Spoiler alert: He went commando.)

But you have to look at some of these excerpts from the book:



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Christian Author Francis Spufford: The New Atheists Are Naïve When It Comes to the ‘Actual Experience of Belief’

In an email interview with the New York Times, Francis Spufford, author of Why, Despite Everything, Christianity Can Still Make Surprising Emotional Sense, told reporter John Williams that his book wasn’t a direct response to the New Atheists, but he still felt they were Strawmanning theists:



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Peter Boghossian Offers Advice on How to Create Atheists in His New Book

Philosophy professor Dr. Peter Boghossian has been talking to students about religion and faith for decades now, and he’s ready to spread the lessons he’s learned when it comes to arguing against faith (or, as he calls it, “street epistemology”).

His new book is called, very bluntly, A Manual for Creating Atheists (Pitchstone Publishing, 2013):

In the excerpt below, from a chapter called “Anti-Apologetics 101,” Boghossian runs through some of the common arguments theists use and how we can respond to them:

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Amazon, I Think You Miscategorized This Book…

Yesterday, I revealed that the first selection in my new book club would be Candace R. M. Gorham‘s The Ebony Exodus Project: Why Some Black Women Are Walking out on Religion — and Others Should Too.

Perhaps because of that mention, it did pretty decently on Amazon yesterday. In fact, last night, it was ranked in the top 10!

Well, at least in one particular category…

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The Redemption (and Apostasy) of a Devout Jehovah’s Witness

James Zimmerman grew up as the kind of Jehovah’s Witness who might have knocked on your door. Devout and fervent, he knew what the consequences were for apostates. And yet he found a way to break free.

His new memoir detailing his upbringing — and how his questioning of the faith eventually led him away from it — is called Deliverance at Hand!: The Redemption of a Devout Jehovah’s Witness (Freethought House, 2013):

In the excerpt below, Zimmerman briefs us on how serious his beliefs were growing up:

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