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Ex-Religious Support Network
26 Nov 2023 @ 10:00 - 11:30 AEDT
How to Interact with the Religiously Infected
|In our sessions, members often ask about dealing with those left behind in their religion. With end-of-year family and friends get-togethers coming up, it’s a pertinent time to take a deeper dive into navigating relationships with the religious. In this session, I’ll begin by reading four and a bit pages from Dr Darrel Ray’s book, The God Virus: How Religion Infects Our Lives and Culture. It’s a section in Chapter 9: Understanding and Living with the God Virus (pp. 181–6).
Dr Darrel Ray is a professional psychologist who has been working with people leaving their religion for decades and is the author of two books on the subject. During and after the reading, we’ll explore our own relationships with religious family, friends, lovers and spouses.