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Faitheism: Admirable endeavour; restricted execution. I think the core message of the book - to bridge the conflict between those of faith (read:Christianity) and atheists - by showing that the arguments that either side has against each other are either lacking or work both ways, is an important one and one that needs to be spoken more. The arguments that he puts forth are strong in principle, and overall he does achieve what he sets out. However, I believe the strength of the arguments is ...more
“When we are not afraid to talk about our beliefs, our conversations are richer as a result.”
So is the basis for this thought-provoking book by Krish Kandiah.
Each chapter presents two opposing viewpoints of Christianity vs Atheism for example “Christians are boring / Atheists are fun”. Each one is split into four sections: Collision, Collusion, Contention and Collaboration, exploring different sides to the chapter subject. And what I really liked was that each chapter ended with some discussion ...more
The premise of this book is an interesting one in this era of increasing antagonism between militant atheists and fundamentalist Christians (nb whilst it refers to "faith" it is largely from the author's own evangelical Christian perspective). He uses what he calls the "Conversation Matrix", a framework frequently used by those engaged in conflict transformation, to analyse and suggest a more productive engagement between atheists and Christians on a number of areas. Sadly the structure became ...more
Krish is the founding director of Home For Good, a young charity seeking to make a real difference in the lives of vulnerable children by finding loving homes for children in the care system. He is an advocate for fostering and adoption. He has written 13 books including the catalytic "Home for Good: Making a Difference for Vulnerable Children"and the award winning "Paradoxology" and now his ...more