Crazy for God

Anya and Alan talk about “Crazy for God: How I Grew Up as One of the Elect, Helped Found the Religious Right, and Lived to Take All (or Almost All) of It Back” by Frank Schaeffer. Anya read this memoir in College and is now sharing it with the world. We talk about Abortion, our personal spiritual backgrounds, and Masturbation. So much masturbation.

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L’Abri Fellowship International is a Christian retreat founded in 1955 in Switzerland.

The Unitarian Universalist Association does not hew to one creed, but searches for truth in all human experience.

Bethany Church was founded in 1963 and grew out of the Charismatic Christianity movement in America.

Love, Joy, Feminism Blog by Libby Anne discusses American Evangelical Christian Culture from the perspective of a woman who was traumatized by it.

The story of Jesus refusing to judge a woman comes from John 8:1 of The Bible

The Presidential Primary Campaign of John McCain was thwarted by George W. Bush co-opting McCain’s mantle as a reformer and characterizing McCain as politically weak and impure.

Saved! was a 2004 comedy about a young woman discovering her identity in High School, as her Christian friends pressure her to conform.

DC Talk is a Christian Hip Hop band.

Frank Schaeffer’s artistic work before, and after, his break with the Evangelical Christian Movement.

“… opiate of the masses…” Karl Marx said- “Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.”

Our theme song is Background Blues Guitar by Blowball Music.

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Alan Allstrom