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And thirdly, because I'd become really tired of trying to explain my faith to the atheists I was dating, who at best looked on it as a quaint eccentricity, and at worst just thought I was an idiot.Unfortunately, as hit and miss as internet dating can be on mainstream, generic sites, it gets even worse on the niche ones, contrary to what you'd expect – at least in my experience and several other women I've shared tales of woe with. I suppose I brought this on myself – after all, I met the Public Praying Man (as he shall henceforth be known) on a Christian dating site. Firstly, because my Christian faith is important to me, and I would ideally like to share that with the guy I end up with. Before I've had a chance to utter the words: “Don't, please, just…don't,” he has already placed a firm hand on my arm, bowed his head and proceeded to launch into saying grace, audibly enough that several other tables in the joint have turned to stare in bemusement.“It has resulted in a kind of bizarre understanding of suffering as a marker of closeness to God and a mark of divine favor.Nothing good can come out of that.”He added, “this belief in God remains fairly strong within the African-American community because it provides a kind of safety mechanism.
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We’re not worshiping Satan.”“I think [the topic] attracted so much attention because, in the Black community, not believing in God is seen as a thing for white people,” Branch said.
On his blog, another atheist, James White, chimed in, “In most African-American communities, it is more acceptable to be a criminal who goes to church on Sunday, while selling drugs to kids all week, than to be an atheist who ...
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