Atheism in Five Minutes - Teemu Taira

Atheism in Five Minutes - Teemu Taira

49. How Does One Become an Atheist?

Atheism in Five Minutes - Teemu Taira

Julia Martínez-Ariño [+-]
University of Groningen
Julia Martínez-Ariño is an Assistant Professor of Sociology of Religion at the University of Groningen, Netherlands. Her current research is on apostasy in Spain and Argentina.

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This chapter addresses this question by focusing on two main aspects. First, it explores the phases a person may go through to become an atheist. Second, it examines the triggers or motivations that initiate or lead to such a process. Drawing on sociological and psychological literature, the chapter offers a nuanced account of a rather complex process, highlighting the multiplicity of possible paths and factors involved.

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Martínez-Ariño, Julia. 49. How Does One Become an Atheist?. Atheism in Five Minutes. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 193-196 Oct 2022. ISBN 9781800502376. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=43335. Date accessed: 15 Jun 2024 doi: 10.1558/equinox.43335. Oct 2022

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