Pastor father, humanist son

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Guests: Tony Campolo, Bart Campolo

At fifty years old, BART CAMPOLO told his prominent Evangelical pastor father, TONY CAMPOLO, that he no longer believed in God. The announcement, understandably, caused tension within the Campolo family, altering the relationships they had with each other, and with their faith.  Tony was dismayed, and Bart felt guilty for disappointing the family he loved. But, through introspection and love, their bond endured and they have reached a sense of mutual admiration and understanding. They chronicled this experience and their thoughts on faith in their new book Why I Left, Why I Stayed, and they join Marty on the show today to tell us their story.

 

Reading List:

The New York Times: The Evangelical scion who stopped believing

 

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