How an Ex-Catholic and Jewish Atheist Talk to Their Kids About God
This post is part of our month-long series featuring different ways that parents of various religions have talked to their kids about God.
When people ask what religion we are–me, my husband Justin, and our two small children–I answer, “nothing.”
Then I realize how empty this sounds. I revise, explaining our parents’ religion. As if, to tell the whole truth, one has to start from the beginning.
My Catholic parents believe even dogs go to heaven, I say.
Justin’s parents, I add, are atheists who belong to a temple of socially conscious activists, presided over by a gay rabbi.>> Read More