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    • Candidate Without a Prayer: An Autobiography of a Jewish Atheist in the Bible Belt

    • By: Herb Silverman, Richard Dawkins (foreword)
    • Narrated by: Herb Silverman, Richard Dawkins
    • Length: 11 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this deeply revealing and engaging autobiography, Herb Silverman tells his iconoclastic life story. He takes the listener from his childhood as an Orthodox Jew in Philadelphia, where he stopped fasting on Yom Kippur to test God's existence, to his adult life in the heart of the Bible Belt, where he became a legendary figure within America's secular activist community and remains one of its most beloved leaders. Never one to shy from controversy, Silverman relates many of his high-profile battles with the Religious Right.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
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    • By Valerie on 04-03-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • An Atheist Stranger in a Strange Religious Land: Selected Writings from the Bible Belt

    • By: Herb Silverman
    • Narrated by: Herb Silverman, Sharon Fratepietro
    • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    From Orthodox Jewish child in postwar America to mild-mannered mathematician in academia to legendary atheist activist in the heart of today's Republican South, Herb Silverman has always been outside the mainstream of American culture, politics, and religion. From this unique vantage point, he writes about the most pressing issues of our day, including those related to war, peace, patriotism, race, gender, and church-state separation.

    Regular price: $24.95