• View from the Pew: Dispatches of a Church-going Atheist–Christian Science

Third in an ongoing series of dispatches from the pew (Week 1–Mormon Church, Week 2–Jehovah’s Witnesses).

Part 1 is a catalog of my live tweets from a Christian Science sermon titled “Reality”.

Part 2 details my impressions of a brief conversation with two Scientists (!) about the church’s finances and evidence for its claims.

Part 1

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• View from the Pew: Dispatches of a Church-going Atheist–Jehovah’s Witnesses

Second in an ongoing series of dispatches  from the pew (you can find my first dispatch–from a Mormon church–here).

Part 1 catalogs my live tweets from a Jehovah’s Witness Sunday service. Part 2 details my impressions of a brief conversation with a Witness about evidence for the church’s claims and its finances.

Part 1

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• View from the Pew: Dispatches of a Church-going Atheist–The (Mormon) Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

I am embarking on a new project to encounter religion directly on its own turf. Today I visited my erstwhile church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon Church) for Sunday service (Sacrament Meeting)–you can read about my journey out of the Mormon Church here.

I’m sharing this experience by tweeting live (and objectively as possible) from the pew: @DIYThinking

Here is a “transcript” of my live tweets today, followed by brief commentary (I spoke directly with the pastor and Mormon missionaries about Church finances, evidence that supports the Church’s claims, etc.):

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