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Julia Sweeney

Julia Sweeney author of "Letting Go of God" now has a CD available of her one women show, you can find it here. You can also listen to 30 minutes of her show here Please note: Julia Sweeney now has a discussion forum here .


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Child Abuse

The following is from Richard Dawkins visit to Lynchburg Virginia to promote his book The God Delusion

There is no such thing as a Christian child, there is only a child of Christian parents. Whenever you hear the phrase Christian child or Muslim child or Protestant child or Catholic child, the phrase should grate like fingernails on a blackboard

One question was about the problems of leaving the faith of your parents and highlighted the hideous practice of labelling children with the religion of their parents. It also revealed the fear and anger felt by those deconverting. Richard in response told of Julia Sweeney's deconversion and her one woman show. Here is an excerpt of Julia's Letting Go of God



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Additional clips from the program are here:
Christian Strangeness
Blind Faith
Not A Trivial Error


Download the entire program at the Richard Dawkins website

Julia Sweeney

Fresh Air's Terry Gross interviews Julia Sweeney about her one-woman show Letting Go of God



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Julia Sweeny's Letting Go of God an excerpt.

Letting Go Of God


Here is an excerpt from Julia Sweeney's "Letting Go Of God" part of the "This American Life: In Defence of Godlessness" program on WBEZ
Program Date 06/03/05

Julia's faith began to crack after reading Biblical passages like the one pictured here, of Abraham about to cut the throat of his beloved son, Isaac.


I really enjoyed this. I think you'll find it will be a half an hour well spent.
Please note: Julia Sweeney now has a discussion forum here
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Update: Julia Sweeney's "Letting Go of God" is now available for purchase. It is a two disc set that includes a 102 page book with the entire dialogue of her show. Go to juliasweeney.com to purchase or for more information update click continue reading for Julia's response to the deluge of responses to the program

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