That’s Not (De)conversion

That’s Not (De)conversion November 19, 2015

If someone moves from fundamentalist religion to fundamentalist atheism

If someone moves from fundamentalist religion to fundamentalist atheism, or vice versa, they haven’t actually converted or deconverted. It is only when you move from fundamentalism to a more mature and balanced view that you’ve actually undergone a fundamental change.

I wrote the above words when sharing Allan Bevere’s tips for diagnosing and curing unreformed fundamentalism on Facebook. That post of his sure has generated a lot of interesting reflection and discussion!


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