New book tells of atheist’s visits to American churches

I Sold my Soul on eBayHehmnat’s Mehta’s I Sold my Soul on eBay is published today. Mehta ‘sold his soul on ebay’ in exchange for visiting a variety of church services, spawning a positive, ongoing dialogue between atheists and believers.

The result is an easily readable book – Mehta comes across as naïve and ingenuous and his lack of heavy critical engagement does just about work.

The book is ostensibly aimed at Christians (it’s released through a Christian publisher) who want to be more attractive to newcomers. But his formula of niceness towards non-Christians, doing more for the wider community and engaging with alternative views, is really a recipe for a more positive and rational version of Christianity. But from Amazon

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