God was dead to Kevin Vost for most of his adult life. Baptized, confirmed,
and raised Catholic, at age 17 Vost left it all behind as he immersed himself in
atheism for a period that lasted over two decades.
Paralleling a successful career as a psychologist and professor, Vost allowed
his clinical perspective to drive his faith perspective as well, falling into a
common trap for many Catholics.
This timely book's unique approach gives credit where credit is due, as Vost
describes the good elements in the thinking of several famous atheists. But
then, from experience and logic, he shows how each of these thinkers falls
From there, Vost opens the doors to the philosophers and psychologists whose
work, implicitly or explicitly, has paved the way toward belief in God, and even
in Jesus Christ.
And finally, from the perspective of a clinical psychologist, Vost unveils
how theologians, popes, and Catholic philosophers persuaded him to abandon this
atheism and embrace faith in Christ and the Church.
Each chapter ends with a "Truth Box" that spotlights a chink in atheism's
armor, adds a cautionary perspective, or highlights an important argument
foundational to faith. With patience and perspective, Vost will lead you on a
journey that reveals how reason, science, and faith work together to find the