Losing My Religion
edited: Saturday, January 10, 2009
By David L James
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Posted: Saturday, January 10, 2009
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This is the Second in the 'Losing My Religion' series published in The Freethinker.
Give me a child for seven years and I will make him a Soldier of Christ for Life.
Thus boasted the founder of the Jesuits, Ignatius Loyola (1491-1556). This autobiographical account tells the story of one man's conversion from Christianity to Humanism, his gradual shedding of what George Eliot called Hebrew Old Clothes in favour of the clean white suit of science.