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“Heretics” or “Atheists”? A Response

posted on May 25, 2012

While reflecting on Kate Blanchard’s May 10 piece, “Coming Out As a Heretic,” Rachel Ozanne at Religion Dispatches finds insights into her own life. Discouraged from her church because of its “strict adherence to its doctrine,” Ozanne was unwilling to call herself an atheist, but was also lacking “religious commitments.” She finds comfort in the shared dilemma with Blanchard, who sees herself as a “heretic,” who can still “claim some connection to Christianity.”

Read at Religion Dispatches