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Losing Faith

What is an Ethnic Mormon?

Mette Ivie Harrison | Posted 11.30.2016 | Religion
Mette Ivie Harrison

Today, a conversation with author David Pace about the growing numbers of "ethnic Mormons," those who grow up Mormon, but for various reasons leave th...

Christian Rock Band's Co-founder Is Now An Atheist

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 01.23.2015 | Religion

One of the original members of a world-renowned Christian rock band has come out as an atheist. George Perdikis, an early member of Newsboys, says ...

The Army Chaplain Who Came Back From War And Lost His Faith

NPR | John Burnett | Posted 01.12.2015 | Religion

David Peters' life was supposed to be one continuous arc of piety and service. But for the U.S. Army chaplain, it's ended up a more circuitous rout...

Losing My Religion

Karl Wilder | Posted 10.18.2014 | New York
Karl Wilder

I don't remember the first time Bob hit me. My life was suffering. Our entire family suffered. When the abuse was not physical it was verbal, mental and all-consuming. I learned the commandments and the Lord's prayer, and always I prayed.

A Good Life Without God

Richard Abrons | Posted 07.06.2013 | Religion
Richard Abrons

Big topic. All encompassing. From Ra to Zeus to Moses to Jesus to Muhammad to Buddah. From Cotton Mather to Rush Limbaugh. From the Crusades to Shiites and Sunnis. Well, leave me out.

If Not Religion, Then What?

Patty Kogutek | Posted 03.25.2013 | Religion
Patty Kogutek

Why is it that we can be "friends" with thousands on Facebook and literally find the answers to unfathomable questions, and still be searching? People today are exploring every avenue looking to add meaning and resolution to their lives.

Faith In God Drops 15 Percent In 5 Years

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.26.2012 | Religion

A recent poll showed that almost one in three young Americans doubt God exists. The poll, conducted in April by the Pew Research Center, showed t...

More Millennials Losing Faith In God: Survey

Posted 05.02.2013 | College

More young people are losing faith in God, according to a recent Pew survey. About 68 percent of Millennials say they never doubt the existence of ...

The Day I Lost God

Dori Hartley | Posted 02.20.2012 | Religion
Dori Hartley

On this one particular day, I saw something that was unintentionally broadcast, a flaw in the message, an undercover revelation. I witnessed a crack in the invisible something.

Why I Envy Atheists

Delia Lloyd | Posted 01.16.2012 | Religion
Delia Lloyd

I left the church long ago and save a few masses here and there, but I don't think I'll ever go back to Catholicism. I experience that as a loss. And it's a painful one.

The Spiritual Side Of Bereavement

Kenneth J. Doka, M.Div., Ph.D. | Posted 09.04.2011 | Religion
Kenneth J. Doka, M.Div., Ph.D.

We all have beliefs that give us some sense of security; that make sense of the world and offer a code for life. Sometimes a loss deeply challenges those notions, leading to a crisis of belief.