A Mexican immigrant and rising star within the Christian community abandons his faith and comes out as a gay atheist
In this exceptionally moving and soul-searching memoir, Fernando Alcántar recounts his incredible journey from poor Catholic boy on the dusty streets of Mexico to globetrotting missionary and high-profile Christian leader in the United States—where he eventually left his celebrated life behind to advocate for the liberating power of reason and equality. With heart-wrenching honesty, he shares stories of trauma, tragedy, prejudice, uncertainty, survival, and, ultimately, discovery. In the process, he gives a voice to thousands who are hiding in the shadows, afraid to publicly question their religious or sexual identity for fear of isolation and retaliation. He also makes a call for tolerance and understanding, while heralding the natural beauty of human qualities like courage, kindness, and love.
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|Size: ||2.0 MB|
|Publisher: ||Pitchstone Publishing|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||9781634310505 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|