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One woman's journey out of faith, family and fear

(RNS) A young woman stood outside a Greyhound bus with a ticket in her hand and a backpack over her shoulder. She was guilty of two offenses: rejecting her father's choice of husband and renouncing her family's Islamic faith. Deciding whether to boarding that bus, she said later, would be the hardest thing she had done in her 18 years.

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What's a 'Faitheist'? Chris Stedman explains

(RNS) Self-described "faitheist" Chris Stedman calls for atheists and the religious to come together in interfaith work. It is a position that has earned him both strident - even violent -  condemnation and high praise. In an interview with RNS, Stedman talks about how and why the religious and atheists should work together. By Kimberly Winston.