Frank Schaeffer has a problem with Dawkins, Hitchens, Harris, Dennett, and the rest of the New Atheists - the self-anointed "Brights". He also has a problem with the Rick Warrens and Tim LaHayes of the world - the religious fundamentalists. The problem is that he doesn't see much of a difference between the two camps. As Schaeffer puts it, they "often share the same fallacy: truth claims that reek of false certainties. I believe that there is an alternative that actually matches the way life is lived rather than how we usually talk about belief."
Sparing no one and nothing, including himself and his fiery evangelical past, and invoking subtleties too easily ignored by the pontificators, Schaeffer adds much-needed nuance to the existing religious conversation. "I discovered from the emails I've been inundated with since my memoir was published that there are more of us perplexed former (or currently) religiously inclined or religiously raised folks on a journey from past certainties to points unknown than I'd been aware of. We want to have faith in God in spite of our bad experiences with religion, oppressive family relationships, and/or doubts and questions. We too worry that we have been hoodwinked by a fairy tale. I hope that this audiobook will provide a meeting place for those of us who count ourselves among the scattered members of what I'll call the Church of Hopeful Uncertainty."
Reading while listening has shown to increase retention by as much as 38% and comprehension by as much as 76%. With Scrolls™, you now have the best of both worlds, a library of great books, lectures, speeches and more, synchronized with word-for-word narrated audio by real people.
Whether you’re studying or just want to boost your reading experience, Narrated eBooks by iScroll makes it easy to learn and remember new materials quickly and effectively.
-eBooks with Audiobook narration by a real person included with every Scroll™
-Narration is synchronized with the eBook text
-Automatic bookmarks that are synchronized between devices and the web
-View purchased content on the web with the iScroll web reader
-Adjustable reading speed without pitch distortion
-Sharing of text and audio clips through email, Facebook and Twitter
-Visually fast-forward and rewind through synchronized text
-Search eBook text and Audio by keyword or phrase
-Easily lookup words on Wikipedia
-Save text annotations for later use
-Change the font type, size and color
-Adjust line spacing, backlighting and background color
-Night time reading option reduces eye strain
With both text and audio versions of your library, you can enjoy your selections at home on your couch, in your car while driving and at work or school – anytime, anyplace.
Listen in your car and then finish your selection at home on your couch
Benefits of Scroll™
Increased retention and comprehension Studies have shown that the utilization of multiple senses at the same time e.g. sight( reading) and listening, increases reader retention and comprehension by as much as 38% and 76% respectively. This is a valuable attribute for student learning and language skills. Comprehension is further augmented by referential look-ups (Wikipedia) and hyperlinks to external multimedia content, e.g. pictures, maps, videos and websites.
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