Seventh-Day Atheist Podcast

Ami and Abby read some heartbreaking feedback and talk about New Years. They'll be donating to to Zebra Coalition. Second Harvest Food Bank is a great charity they've supported in the past. Consider your own local charities.

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Abby and Ami read bizarre Adventist mailings and reminisce about Christmas.

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Ami and Abby respond to listener feed back. They talk about books, art, and the End of Days!

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Ami and Abby come to you from Florence, Italy! They talk about visiting beautiful religious art and how they respond to it as atheists and humanists.

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Abby and Ami read and chuckle over Adventist mailings. And, hey, we even found one article that seemed really good and legitimately helpful (spoiler: it wasn't the one about the Beast Power).

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Abby and Ami read and respond to a truly harrowing email from a gay listener whose SDAP family came very close to getting him killed.

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Ami and Abby talk about the US election a bit. Sorry, we won't do this very often, we promise.

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Ami and friends talk about the experience of getting married as an Adventist or with Adventist relatives in attendance.

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Ami and Misty explore the latest catalogue of book offerings from the ABC.

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Ami and Alex talk about censorship, trolling vs useful comments, Unitarian church, and the question of whether human beings are genetically predisposed towards religious belief. Abby could not help chiming in with a few comments while editing this one.

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Ami and Abby watch The Terminator 1 and 2 for the first time in their 30's. Ami and Alex talk about the films and other cultural touch-stones they missed. These were not necessarily "good" films, but they were important to our generation. Like so many pop-cultural icons, we missed them.

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Ami, Abby, and Alex read from Adventist mailings, as well as some listener feedback. They discuss some of the stranger sources of evil espoused by Adventists...such as cartoons and children's toys.

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Abby, Ami, and Alex reading Adventist mailings about death and a listener email about the frustrations of dealing with Adventist family.

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Ami and Abby respond to listener feedback about uninitiated relatives who unwittingly horrify Adventists. They try to explain how things like coffee and ham are perceived by Adventists. They talk about whether all the strange SDA rules make people happy.

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Abby, Ami, and Alex talk about dealing with family in crisis, and how this tends to bring religious issues to the forefront again. Abby had to help unpack a bunch of Adventist books recently. Drop by the Facebook page to see pictures.

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Ami and Abby read from Adventist publications about demon possession, SID, TMI, and nuts. (So many nuts.)

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Abby and Ami talk about swearing! @#$*#@!!

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Abby and Ami reminiscence about the girl's dorms in boarding academy.

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Ami and Alex watch a video in which a young man attempts to pitch Adventism to people who come sit on his sofa in a public place. Here's one of the videos so that you can share our discomfort! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IQWs_LxeS2s

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Ami and Misty respond to listener feedback. They talk about music, literature, education, and cottage cheese loaf.

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Ami and Misty talk about the Jonie books by Jo-An Ritchie - the good, the bad, and the silly.

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Ami and Abby discuss an article that deals with abuse in the church and a lesson plan from Young Disciple Magazine that demonstrates how this abuse might get started.

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Ami and Abby read from Adventist mailings about an odd outreach program called Share Him, as well as some articles about missionary efforts in China and Latin America.

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Abby and Ami talk about Ellen White and her role in founding the Adventist church.

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Ami and Abby read a sobering feedback email and offer support to a college student who is not quite ready to be on her own, but who finds her family's aggressive religiosity unbearable.

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Ami and Abby read from Adventist mailings, including articles about baptizing people through Facebook, making friends in order to convert them, and "aggressive service."

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Abby, Ami, and Jim talk about Adventist summer camp as both campers and staff.

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Ami and Abby respond to a couple of feedback emails. Topics include dealing with Adventist family and working with Adventist school children when you're not actually an Adventist.

Abby mentioned a documentary about a doomsday cult that she watched recently. It's called "Apocalypse Later: Harold Camping vs The End of the World," available on Amazon if you're interested.

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Here is the Facebook page for Human Chainlink for Pulse Funerals.

Here are other places you can help:

Zebra Coalition

The Center Orlando

Go Fund Me Support Pulse Victims

 

 

 

 

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Abby's home! Ami and Abby talk about the last 4 months, the Emoji Bible, C.S. Lewis, and anything else that occurs to them.

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Ami and Misty loved C. S. Lewis's Space Trilogy as young Christians. Now, they review the books as adult atheists.

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Ami and Misty read choice bits from non-Adventist religious mailings, including the anti-Adventist Proclamation Magazine.

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Alex and Ryan talk about playing games as Adventist kids, particularly video games.

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From time to time, we get questions from well-meaning people that go something like this: "We understand why you are frustrated with the Seventh-Day Adventist church, but we can't understand why you're not Christians anymore. Why don't you believe in the Bible? Even if you're not Seventh-Day Adventists, isn't the Bible still a good and useful source of truth and wisdom?" In this episode, Ami and Misty respond to that question.

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It's our hundredth episode, guys! Can you believe we're still doing this? Abby and Ami reminisce about the podcast. They also talk about an article in a (newish?) publication, Adventist Today, called "It is OK to be a Cultural Adventist."

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Ami and Misty talk about friendships with people who are still religious or who have become religious over the course of the friendship. What role do we play for those friends? What role do they play for us? How can we be kind to people we care about while remaining true to ourselves when they talk about their faith?

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Ami and Misty interview Ami's daughter, Alice - a young teen who's been raised very differently from her parents. They talk about what it's like to be an atheist kid in a Christian culture and awkward interacts with grandparents and other kids.

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Alex and Ryan talk about how their love of sports interacted with - and occasionally mirrored - their feelings about religion.

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Abby and Ami respond to listener feedback, talk about crazy fundamentalists, and discuss the merits of a Great Controversy cartoon.

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Mistie reviews the ABC romance "Heaven Sent" by Amanda Bews, and then she and Amy talk about it.

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Ami, Misty, and a couple of brave guests talk about the experience of being homeschooled and the impact this had on their early social experiences and later attempts to make friends.

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Ami, Misty, Stephanie, and Josh talk about dancing - SDAP attitudes towards dancing, learning to dance, and uncomfortable relationships with our bodies. Listen through the outro for a little chatter outtake directed at Abby. My friends miss me!! Awww...

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Ami, Misty, and Rena talk about fringe-Adventist. These are the people that even Adventists thought were crazy! Somehow, most mainstream Adventists seem to have had experiences with them.

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Ami, Misty, and Ryan read from SDA mailings. The latest offerings from the NAD include a guide to active shooter drills in church. Curiously, there is no mention of all the concealed-carry weapons sure to be available...

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Abby and Ami talk long distance. (Ami sounds like she's in a tin can, guys. Sorry. We might try a different recording arrangement next time.) They discuss listener feedback about abuse, loss of faith, and Adventist colleges. Abby talks about her bizarre struggle to get her name removed from the books.

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Alex, Ryan, and Jim talk about Star Wars, Star Trek, and how science fiction reinforced or contradicted their beliefs about religion, both before and after leaving.

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Ami and Misty reminisce and gently mock the Christian romance novels sold in the ABC. The talk about fond memories and ridiculous tropes.

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Ami and Abby talk about some changes for the podcast over the next few months. The conversation takes a weird left turn into SDA radio drama. We might have been too well-caffeinated for this one, folks.

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Ami, Abby, Ryan, and Lana continue their discuss on mental health and Adventism.

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Ami, Abby, Ryan, and Lana talk about how Adventism interacts with mental health issues. Part 1 of 2.

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Ami and Abby respond to emails about the occult and read hilarious Amazon reviews for Adventist books.

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Abby and Ami read and comment on new Adventist mailings (hey, they send this stuff to us).

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Abby, Amy, Alex, and Aaron talk about gender roles within Adventism, masculinity, femininity, and how those things were perceived.

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