Book Review: Leaving Mormonism – Why Four Scholars Changed their Minds | Faith & Self Defense

 It is quickly evident upon reading Leaving Mormonism that the authors share a deep insight into the challenges of “being Mormon” and excellent reasons for leaving it. The first chapter, by Dr. Corey Miller, looks at “Contemplating Mormonism Lovingly, Credibly, and Truthfully.” He follows that with great insight into the “Search of the Good Life.” Dr. Latayne Scott wrote personally and powerfully about her life as a Mormon in “I Was There. I Believed.” Dr. Lynn Wilder wrote about the “Social Consequences of Mormon Teachings: Finding Post-Mormon Mental Health.” Dr. Vincent Eccles wrote about his experiences as a Mormon and scientist in “Wrestling with Nature and God.” Drs. Miller and Wilder finish the book with an insightful look into the fact that many former Mormons become atheists in “Why Believe in God? Objections to Faith by the  New Atheism.”
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One thought on “Book Review: Leaving Mormonism – Why Four Scholars Changed their Minds | Faith & Self Defense

  1. I once seriously considered pastoring a church in Utah, and consequently steeped myself in Mormon teachings, since I would be ministering to ex-Mormons and questioning Mormons. It’s an intriguing, frustrating world unto itself.

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