A Christ-Haunted Atheist

Anne Rice, the famous vampire novelist and author of Interview with a Vampire, shares her story for the “I Am Second” campaign. When she was a young woman, her faith gave way to existentialist philosophy, and she became what she calls a “Christ-haunted atheist.” Her apostasy lasted for 38 years before she returned to the faith of her youth. It really is a remarkable story.

(HT: @drmoore)

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