Trusting Doubt: A Former Evangelical Looks at Old Beliefs in a New Light

  • 283 pages
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Trusting Doubt: A Former Evangelical Looks at Old Beliefs in a New Light

תּ free Paperback Trusting Doubt: A Former Evangelical Looks at Old Beliefs in a New Light ᐩ Kindle Author Valerie Tarico ᕻ Every human, at one time or another, must recognize and confront doubt Tarico offers a moving account of her gradual willingness to trust her own doubts about religion and the ultimate questions of life, despite a religious upbringing that taught her to fear those same thoughts At the same time, Tarico brings a clarifying perspective to this process, combining a psychologists analytical ability with the incisive skills of a gifted and introspective writer Whether you are a practiced doubter or have hardly begun, welcome to the journey Dale McGowan, Ph.D., author of Parenting Beyond Belief, Raising Freethinkers, and In Faith and In DoubtTrusting Doubt powerfully affirms the message of religious history The worlds religionsare moving through successive developmental stages, the ultimate fruit of which is higherlevels of inclusivity and, thus, of Love Kurt Johnson, Ph.D., co founder of the Interspiritual Network and co author ofThe Coming Interspiritual AgeTaricos book is candid, authentic, insightful, engaging, and beautifully written From themoment I began reading, I felt as if we were best friends sharing a spiritual journey, andsuch a friend is indeed a gift from the Divine Rev Donna L Johnson, President of Unity Church Worldwide MinistriesTarico is devastatingly honest in bursting cherished illusions of literalist Christianity Insharing the journey of her soul, Taricos well reasoned comments open doors, bringingfresh air and new light to the spiritual quest Margaret Starbird, author of The Woman with the Alabaster JarTrusting Doubt is an astounding and insightful expose of todays Evangelical phenomenon.In it, Tarico expertly examines the roots of the movement along with its contradictions andinconsistencies The book also weaves the authors own fascinating story of spiritual andintellectual struggle Taricos unique combination of impressive scholarship and beautifulprose makes this one of the finest books I have ever read on the topic of todays ReligiousRight It is a must read for anyone wanting to understand the movement Carlene Cross, author of Fleeing Fundamentalism A Ministers Wife Examines FaithDr Taricos message is unique, exquisite, and deeply rooted in a heartfelt and experientialunderstanding of extremism Her insights are delightfully fragrant with wisdom, compassion,and hope Regardless of your belief system, her words will splash in your chest Jamal Rahman, Sufi Muslim Minister at Interfaith Community ChurchSpiritual inquiry is the beginning of a lifelong journey toward Truth And when we discoverTruth, we begin to trust and to build a philosophy of deeper awareness of lifes meaning andour own purpose No longer just following, but asking critical questions about our Bible,we learn who we are and why we are here This book guides the reader to inner peace andshared harmony Nina Meyerhof, Ed.D., President of Children of the Earth Foundation, recipient ofthe Mother Teresa Award and International Educators Award, and co author of ConsciousEducation and Pioneering Spiritual ActivismIve not bonded with a book like this since I read Constantines Sword in 2005 Mikey Weinstein, author of With God on Our SideValerie Tarico, Ph.D., is a former fundamentalist Christian and graduate of Wheaton College, a bastion of Evangelical education She holds a doctorate in counseling psychology from the University of Iowa and completed postdoctoral studies at the University of Washington Trusting that All Truth is God s Truth, Dr Tarico committed to follow her spiritual questions wherever they might lead Ultimately they led her away from Evangelicalism Currently, Dr Tarico writes for the Huffington Post and ExChristian.net She also hosts a television series in Seattle, Washington, on Moral Politics Not satisfied with spending all her energy critiquing Christianity, Dr Tarico promotes interfaith dialogue and the shared values that link all humanity She speaks to churches and secular groups on topics such as moral development, the psychology of belief, and wisdom convergence She also manages WisdomCommons.org, an interactive website that allows users to find and discuss information on values that are shared across secular and religious wisdom traditions. 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