13 – Audio Blog – Karen Garst – 10 Reasons Why Women Should Question Christianity

Audio Blog – Karen Garst – 10 Reasons Why Women Should Question Christianity

Dr. Karen L. Garst is the author of Women Beyond Belief: 13- Audio Blog- Karen Garst-YoutubeDiscovering Life without Religion. Yes, that’s the name of this podcast as well. She and I are working together to tell the stories of women who have left religion and why more should do so. Her book received reviews from Richard Dawkins, Valerie Tarico, Peter Boghossian, Rebecca Hale, John Loftus, Sikivu Hutchinson and others. The book is a collection of personal essays from22 women from diverse backgrounds who tell their stories of leaving religion. From various Judeo-Christian traditions, they talk about the shame, guilt, and oppression religion imposed on them and how they freed themselves from its grip.women beyond belief

She is also working on her second book which will be a collection of persuasive essays from women atheists, most of whom are already authors such as Valerie Tarico, Abby Hafer, and Candace Gorham.

Karen has a blog which can be found at www.faithlessfeminist.com. This podcast episode is the first of a series where Karen records the audio version of her articles. In this episode she reads 3 of her blogs. Each one has a theme discussing the role of women as portrayed in the Old Testament, focusing on Eve and Sarah as well as the other passages that subordinate women.

Karen’s book: Women Beyond Belief: Discovering Life without Religion.

Karen’s blog www.faithlessfeminist.com

Blog Post #1 –Thanks God for Blaming Eve…Not

Blog Post #2  – What Happened to Sarah? 

Blog Post #3 – 10 Reasons For Women To Reject Christianity 

Podcast Episode on YouTube

Music – Original Composition by Esther Nicholson

Podcast Logo by Sarah Nicholson

Podcast Episode on YouTube