Mainly figured I’d reblog since my previous post addressed someone with the opposite experience, but also because this is also an awesome post.

H/T: The Deacon’s Bench

From Leah’s Blog at Patheos

This is my last post for the Patheos Atheist Portal

June 18, 2012 By leahlibresco

Update: I’m starting to work through the comments section and respond here.

For several years, a lot of my friends have been telling me I had an inconsistent and unsustainable philosophy.  ”A virtue ethicist atheist whose transhumanism seems to be rooted in dualism?  Who won’t shut up about moral lapses as wounds to the soul and keeps trying to convince us it’s better to be sinned against than sinning?  Who has started talking about mortifying her pride and keeps pulling out Lewis and Chesterton quotes?  C’mon, convert already.”

I could see where they were coming from, but I stayed put.  I was ready to admit that there were parts of Christianity and Catholicism that seemed like a pretty good match for the bits of…

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