Believer, Beware: First-person Dispatches from the Margins of Faith

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An engaging collection of ambivalent confessions, skeptical testimonies, and personal revelations of religion lost and found and lost again A Killing the Buddha Anthology.

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The second collection to spring from KillingTheBuddha.com, Believer, Beware presents true tales of sex ed in Catholic school, witches in Kansas, sects and the city, Buddhists in the barbershop, Sufis under your nose, an adolescent Jewish messiah in Queens, and more. In a world riven by absolute convictions, these ambivalent confessions, skeptical testimonies, and personal revelations speak to the subtler and stranger dilemmas of faith and doubt-of religion lost and found and lost again. Contributors include: Jeff Sharlet, Jeff Manseau, Danielle Trussoni, Patton Dodd, Ashley Makar, Laurel Snyder, Rebecca Snyder, Stephen Prothero, Irna Reyn, Naomi Seidman, Timothy B. Tyson, Paul W. Morris, Catherine Allgor, Mark Dery, Meera Subramanian, and Bia Low. Hear Irina Reyn read “I Was a Prepubescent Messiah". [mp3]

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Author Jeff Sharlet (editor) / Peter Manseau (editor)
Publisher Beacon Press
Page Count 280pp
Publication Size 5.5 x 8.5
Publication Notes softcover
Publication Date July 1, 2009
ISBN 978-0807077399

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