This is the third blog post in the series about Christian Atheism. Links to the previous posts are below:
- Why is an atheist getting confirmed?
- Our obsession with belief
- Why would atheists want to be part of the church?
- (Planned) What does religious language mean to Christian Atheists?
My last blog post argued that people often overstate the importance of holding certain metaphysical beliefs to being Christian, at the expense of other important aspects such as community, living ethically, sacred space and enjoying cultural heritage. I’m not going to write at length about what the church offers, that is a matter for your personal preference and taste. But I do want to answer the question of why an atheist might want to be part of a church, despite not sharing all the beliefs of other members, and why the church ought to include these people.Continue reading “Why would atheists want to be part of the church?”