Growing Up Godless: A Parent's Guide to Raising Kids Without Religion

Growing Up Godless: A Parent's Guide to Raising Kids Without Religion

by Deborah Mitchell
     
 

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In a nation where religion plays such a big role, how can you raise a child without God? How do you instill morality, answer questions about mortality, and handle believers who expect to get a one-way ticket to heaven by converting you? Deborah Ann Mitchell, who has blogged and written columns on the subject, provides guidance to agnostics and atheists struggling with…  See more details below

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In a nation where religion plays such a big role, how can you raise a child without God? How do you instill morality, answer questions about mortality, and handle believers who expect to get a one-way ticket to heaven by converting you? Deborah Ann Mitchell, who has blogged and written columns on the subject, provides guidance to agnostics and atheists struggling with how to assert their beliefs in a reasoned, nonconfrontational, and honest manner.

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"[Mitchell] has a lot to say about raising kids without religion. Her book is informative, thoughtful and answers as many questions as it raises." —Parents.com

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781454910985
Publisher:
Sterling Ethos
Publication date:
04/01/2014
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
731,425
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

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Meet the Author

Deborah Mitchell has worked as a writing instructor, a researcher, and a freelance writer. A graduate of North Carolina State University and the University of Texas at Dallas, Mitchell has a Master of Arts degree in Humanities, Major in History of Ideas. She grew up Catholic, but lost her religion over 20 years ago. She doesn't expect to find it again. Deborah blogs about raising children free of religion at raisingkidswithoutreligion.net. Her article, “Why I Raise My Children Without God,” went viral, and was published on various sites including CNN.com.

This is her first book. Deborah lives in north TX with her husband and two teenaged sons.

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