John W. Loftus earned M.A. and M.Div. degrees in theology and philosophy from Lincoln Christian Seminary under the guidance of Dr. James D. Strauss. He then attended Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, where he studied under Dr. William Lane Craig and received a Th.M. degree in philosophy of religion. Before leaving the church, he had ministries in Michigan, Illinois, and Indiana, and taught at several Christian colleges. Today he still teaches as an adjunct instructor in philosophy at Kellogg Community College and has an online blog devoted to "debunking Christianity." His book is Why I Became an Atheist: A Former Preacher Rejects Christianity.
Hoover Institution at Stanford University. D'Souza is the author of numerous New York Times best selling books and a conservative writer and speaker. D'Souza is a Roman Catholic.
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