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Seth Andrews, a former Christian broadcaster and believer for 30 years, ultimately escaped the bonds of superstitious thinking to embrace the more satisfying explanations that science provides.

A professional video producer and host of one of the most popular atheist communities on the internet, Seth Andrews brings a polished format, a relaxed environment and a rage-free challenge to the religious beliefs that defined his youth.

TheThinkingAtheist The Thinking Atheist

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    • 4.7 • 2.2K Ratings

Seth Andrews, a former Christian broadcaster and believer for 30 years, ultimately escaped the bonds of superstitious thinking to embrace the more satisfying explanations that science provides.

A professional video producer and host of one of the most popular atheist communities on the internet, Seth Andrews brings a polished format, a relaxed environment and a rage-free challenge to the religious beliefs that defined his youth.

    The Atheist Handbook to the Old Testament (with Dr. Joshua Bowen)

    The Atheist Handbook to the Old Testament (with Dr. Joshua Bowen)

    Atheists often speak about the contradictions and atrocities rampant throughout the Bible, but they often enter those conversations without all of the information. Assyriologist Dr. Joshua Bowen is author of the new book, "The Atheist Handbook to the Old Testament: Volume One" (https://amzn.to/3xcdVqM), and he joins us for some prime examples of how we can know more and be better when talking about the Christian scriptures.

    VIDEO of this conversation on YouTube: https://youtu.be/yNMa6kGOEZQ
    Dr. Josh on Twitter: @DJHammurabi1
    Website: https://www.digitalhammurabi.com/who-are-digital-hammurabi

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Remembering My Father

    Remembering My Father

    A few thoughts at the close of a personal chapter.

    • 40 min
    Belief and the Brain: a Psychiatrist and a Neuroscientist on Evolution and Religion

    Belief and the Brain: a Psychiatrist and a Neuroscientist on Evolution and Religion

    Dr. Andy Thomson is a psychiatrist and author of "Why We Believe in God(s): A Concise Guide to the Science of Faith. Dr. John Wathey is a computational biologist, neuroscientist, and author of "The Illusion of God's Presence: The Biological Origins of Spiritual Longing."

    Both men discuss how human evolution so often informs religious beliefs.

    Dr. Thomson's book: https://amzn.to/32m06J6
    Dr. Wathey's book: https://amzn.to/3eapMhe

    • 58 min
    Fear of the Devil: Paranoia and Panic by the "Divinely Protected"

    Fear of the Devil: Paranoia and Panic by the "Divinely Protected"

    Have you ever noticed how devout believers claiming safety and victory are ALWAYS freaking out about Satan, dark forces, and evil conspiracy? We explore this contradiction.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Love, Last Wishes, and a Life Well-Lived

    Love, Last Wishes, and a Life Well-Lived

    In this caller-driven show, we get philosophical about life, the end of life, and how we choose to be remembered.

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Fall River: Death and the Devil in a Massachusetts Town

    Fall River: Death and the Devil in a Massachusetts Town

    The Epix Network just released the new 4-part docuseries, "Fall River," which chronicles the murders of 3 women against the backdrop of the Satanic Panic. Director/Producer James Buddy Day joins Seth Andrews for a conversation about the series, the story, and how fears of Satanism fueled public perception (and the eventual conviction) over forty years ago.

    OFFICIAL SITE FOR "FALL RIVER:" https://press.epix.com/programs/fall-river

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
2.2K Ratings

2.2K Ratings

Danlando Frio ,

Enlightening

Awesome content and always enjoyable. If new to Seth / The Thinking Atheist I recommend the episode What Christians (Probably) Don’t Know About Christmas.

el stipido ,

Soothing, reasonable Atheist voice

Seth is unlike most Atheists. He does not back you into a corner or get your hackles up. He is the most calm reasonable person I listen to. Even staunch Christians would like him given a chance.

Josiahz21 ,

Glorious

Thank goodness for these champions of thought.
That was a review a wrote years ago. I can’t say that anymore. Seth traded one harmful ideology for another. I’m so tired of people on all sides nut picking the worst of the “other”. We don’t live in a binary world.

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