Rethinking His Religion

This article is a little old, but I just ran across it and found it very moving. The blurb is:

College had not only given a young man a glimpse of how large the world was but also shamed him about how little of it he knew.

It’s definitely worth the read. I hope you enjoy it.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/25/opinion/sunday/bruni-a-catholic-classmate-rethinks-his-religion.html

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5 thoughts on “Rethinking His Religion”

  1. Wow – I can’t agree more. I too find myself discounting deeply religious folk, even though they are often the folk that I have most in common with. A conundrum.

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  2. I agree. This is fairly hypocritical, so I hesitate to even write it. But I am often surprised now when I find out someone is religious. I know I shouldn’t be, especially since I was right there with them a couple of years ago. But my view of it is so different now, and the flaws seem so glaring, that it’s hard for me to accept that they honestly believe it.

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  3. You summed up my thoughts perfectly Nate! The way I perceive religion has transformed, and with it so has my views of its followers.

    “I know I shouldn’t be, especially since I was right there with them a couple of years ago. But my view of it is so different now, and the flaws seem so glaring, that it’s hard for me to accept that they honestly believe it.”

    This really resounded with me – I totally relate to that!

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