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Coming Out Atheist – Greta Christina (Farmington Hills)Date:
September 11, 2014
Birmingham Temple Congregation for Humanistic Judaism
28611 W 12 Mile Rd
Farmington Hills, MI United States
Phone: (616) 706-2029
CFI-Michigan is pleased to co-sponsor this lecture with The Birmingham Temple Congregation for Humanistic Judaism
Greta Christina will speak on her newest book Coming Out Atheist: How to Do It, How to Help Each Other, and Why (Greta will also be in Grand Rapids on Sept 10th)
About the Book: “Coming out as an atheist is a powerful, liberating act. It makes life better for you, for other atheists, and for the world. But telling people you’re an atheist can be risky. What are the best ways to do it? And how can we help each other take this step?
In this compassionate, friendly, down-to-earth how-to guide, popular author of Why Are You Atheists So Angry? 99 Things That Piss Off the Godless and blogger Greta Christina, offers concrete strategies and guiding philosophies for coming out as an atheist. Based on hundreds of coming-out stories, the book offers a map of the territory atheists are likely to encounter and ideas on how to pick the path that’s best for you.
For atheists who are already out, it gives practical ideas on how to help others join you in the sunlight. And for atheists who are on the fence, it offers guidance on making that decision — and gentle encouragement to take that step.” (Amazon.com)
Meetings are open to the Public.
Ample Free on-site parking is available and this event is handicap accessible.
About Greta Christina
Author and Blogger, Greta Christina's Blog
Greta Christina is author of The Way of the Heathen: Practicing Atheism in Everyday Life, of Comforting Thoughts About Death That Have Nothing to Do with God, of Coming Out Atheist: How to Do It, How to Help Each Other, and Why, and of Why Are You Atheists So Angry? 99 Things That Piss Off the Godless. She is on the board of directors of Foundation Beyond Belief, the humanist organization for charitable giving, and is co-founder and co-organizer of Godless Perverts, a performance series and social community that promotes a positive view of sexuality without religion. She blogs at Greta Christina’s Blog at The Orbit, the atheist social justice blogging collective. She lives in San Francisco with her wife, Ingrid. You can follow her on Facebook, and on Twitter at @GretaChristina.