For a Kinder, Gentler Society
Aftermath: Surviving the Loss of God
  • John F. Crosby
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Aftermath: Surviving the Loss of God.
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Increasing numbers of disillusioned and otherwise thoughtful persons find they can no longer maintain the simplistic evangelical concept of theism, be it Christian, Jewish, or Islamic. The issue or debate about the existence of god is one thing. Learning to re-structure one's life, especially if one has been a believer is quite another. Aftermath comes to grip with the vital issues that perhaps will help an individual re-orient his/her life after having experienced the loss of god. The chapters address both psychological and philosophical problems and are laced with practical guidelines and examples.

About the Author

A Princeton Theological Seminary graduate and former ordained Presbyterian minister, John F. Crosby, PhD, suffered a life-shaking loss of faith while in the very act of preparing words of encouragement for his parishioners. Wishing to continue in his role of guiding and caring for the people around him, on the basis of sound philosophical and psychological approaches rather than faith, Dr. Crosby went on to become Professor and Chair, Department of Family Studies, The University of Kentucky. He is now retired.

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The issue or debate about the existence of god is one thing. But learning to re-structure one's life, especially if one has been a believer whether devout or casual, is quite another. Aftermath comes to grip with the vital issues that...
The issue or debate about the existence of god is one thing. But learning to re-structure one's life, especially if one has been a believer whether devout or casual, is quite another. Aftermath comes to grip with the vital issues that perhaps will help an individual re-orient his/her life after having experienced the loss of god. The chapters address both psychological and philosophical problems and are laced with practical guidelines and examples.
It is far from easy to cope with everyday life without any imagined or constructed relationship with the god of childhood, youth, and adulthood. This book that comes face to face with the problem of loss and the ensuing sense of despair that envelop myriads of ex-believers who no longer can accept any kind of theism or deism. "Aftermath" gives one a strong psychological and philosophical foundation for meaningful life without god.

Pages 168
Year: 2013
BISAC: REL004000
BISAC: REL017000
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