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← Major Threat to Religion? Clergy People Coming Out as Atheists

AULhall's Avatar Jump to comment 8 by AULhall

Simply learning that the Clergy Project exists could also have positive effects on the beliefs of non-clergy. Congregations are largely indoctrinated from a young age to view their pastors as authority figures. That so many of them rarely run into reasons to doubt the reliability of the clergy unfortunately allows them to continue existing within a bubble of irrationality.

As the Clergy Project gains more and more traction, it will hopefully begin to enter into the peripheral vision of regular church-goers. If nothing else, this could plant the initial seed of doubt required to dislodge the clergy from their pedestal of undisputed authority.

Mon, 11 Jun 2012 16:08:58 UTC | #946886