Millennials and God: are they atheists or modern theists?

Is it true that the millennials aren’t interested in God? Or is it that they don’t believe in the God that the traditional theists believe in: the patriarchal, omnipotent, judging God who required a blood sacrifice in order to facilitate his reconciliation to the fallen human race? Well, for the record: I don’t believe in the God they don’t believe in either!

I think there is a lot of room for, and need for, a reevaluation of the theistic concept of God.

I recommend the writings of Bishop John Shelby Spong, Rabbi Rami Shapiro,  Elizabeth Johnson, Marcus Borg, Elaine Pagels, Karen Armstrong,

Maybe start with Gavin Hyman, A Short History of Atheism.

About Mona

I am a wife and mother, a once-Catholic now UCC Christian, with a degree in Theology, a Masters in Religious Education, 27 years of theology teaching experience -- mainly High School, some College. I am now working as a Hospital Chaplain and feeling humbled and privileged every day. I love my family and I love to write; writing helps keep me sane. Published writing: • From Hurt To Healing, Publish America 2004, ebook on Amazon, 2011; •"Forgive and Forget," America Magazine, September 16, 2002; •"From Victim to Victimizer," Human Development Magazine, Summer 2005; • It's Just Not Fair, Introducing The Fairly-Good Mother, ebook at Amazon, 2011; • Traces of Hope: Surviving Grief and Loss, March 2015, St. Johann Press http://www.amazon.com/Traces-Hope-Surviving-Grief-Loss/dp/1937943275
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