What happens when you want to believe but no longer can? Where do you find comfort in an impersonal universe? Michael Krasny
joins Mary to talk about his book Spiritual Envy: An
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As a child, Michael Krasny believed God was real, close, personal, and
comforting. But as he grew up, that unshakable source of consolation
became nothing more than the wind whispering. Now as an agnostic, he
envies the constant reassurance that faith in a God brings to believers.
Later on the show:
Let's say your parents are fervent atheists - but you grew up dreaming
of a white communion dress. Or... you're Roman Catholic, and your first
time in a synagogue speaks to you the way nothing else ever has. How do
you know when a religion or a wisdom tradition, is the one where you
belong? CBC producer Frank Faulk
takes us along on his search to find a