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[PDF / Epub] ★ Leaving the Witness ✪ Amber Scorah – Coinfetti.co A riveting memoir of losing faith and finding freedom while a covert missionary in one of the world's most restrictive countriesA third generation Jehovah's Witness Amber Scorah had devoted her life tA riveting memoir of losing faith and finding freedom while a covert missionary in one of the world's most restrictive countriesA third generation Jehovah's Witness Amber Scorah had devoted her life to sounding God's warning of impending Armageddon She volunteered to take the message to China where the preaching she did was illegal and could result in her expulsion or worse Here she had some distance from her community for the first time Immersion in a foreign language and culture and a whole new way of thinking turned her world upside down and eventually led her to lose all that she had been sure was trueAs a pro.

Selytizer in Shanghai using fake names and secret codes to evade the authorities' notice Scorah discreetly looked for targets in public parks and stores To support herself she found work at a Chinese language learning podcast hiding her real purpose from her coworkers Now with a creative outlet getting to know worldly people for the first time she began to understand that there were other ways of seeing the world and living a fulfilling life When one of these relationships became an escape hatch Scorah's loss of faith culminated in her own personal apocalypse the only kind of ending possible for a Jehovah's Witnes.

leaving pdf witness download Leaving the pdf Leaving the Witness KindleSelytizer in Shanghai using fake names and secret codes to evade the authorities' notice Scorah discreetly looked for targets in public parks and stores To support herself she found work at a Chinese language learning podcast hiding her real purpose from her coworkers Now with a creative outlet getting to know worldly people for the first time she began to understand that there were other ways of seeing the world and living a fulfilling life When one of these relationships became an escape hatch Scorah's loss of faith culminated in her own personal apocalypse the only kind of ending possible for a Jehovah's Witnes.

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Epub coinfetti.co ´ Leaving the Witness ePUB Â Leaving the PDF/EPUB or Amber Scorah is a writer living in Brooklyn NY Her writing has appeared in the New York Times USA Today Gothamist and Believer magazine Amber became a parental leave advocate after the loss of her son Karl on his first day in childcare and was named one of the 100 most influential people in Brooklyn culture by Brooklyn Magazine Before coming to New York City Amber lived in Shanghai where

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  1. Jennifer TarHeelReader Jennifer TarHeelReader says:

    Epub coinfetti.co ´ Leaving the Witness ePUB Â Leaving the PDF/EPUB or leaving pdf, witness download, Leaving the pdf, Leaving the Witness KindleI have a feeling this memoir is on the cusp of something really big If my review is the first you are hearing of it I think you will be hearing about it again And again ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ Amber Scorah is a third generation Jehovah’s Witness Her life is spent believing in Armageddon and spreading the wor


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    Epub coinfetti.co ´ Leaving the Witness ePUB Â Leaving the PDF/EPUB or leaving pdf, witness download, Leaving the pdf, Leaving the Witness KindleAmber Scorah’s memoir about leaving one of the most controlling and restrictive of religious organizations the Jehovah’s Witnesses— a movement that Canadian academic M James Penton c


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    Epub coinfetti.co ´ Leaving the Witness ePUB Â Leaving the PDF/EPUB or leaving pdf, witness download, Leaving the pdf, Leaving the Witness KindleNever would have guessed that in a book about Jehovah's Witnesses that I would also find a mini historical look back at the beginning of the podcast era AND Alanis Morissette's breakout album Jagged Little PillThis book really checks so many boxes it's a spy novel an insider's look at a religious cult in parts it's even a coming of age story And all along it's the memoir of one very strong woman The journey Scorah has been on in life is truly incredible and she courageously takes you with her through all the peaks and valleys It's as entertaining as it is inspiring as educational as it is personal and as thrilling as it is tragic It is also incredibly well written containing bits of insight and humor that can only exist when one is baring one's soul so generouslyI read a review copy of the book and I imagine by the time it's released in June it will have already been picked up to be made into a feature film Kinda hope it's called You Oughta Know


  4. Jerrie redwritinghood Jerrie redwritinghood says:

    Epub coinfetti.co ´ Leaving the Witness ePUB Â Leaving the PDF/EPUB or leaving pdf, witness download, Leaving the pdf, Leaving the Witness KindleFor this one I felt the author distanced herself too much from her story It almost felt like she was writing about someone else most of the time There are some good segments in the book but overall the writing style was so so The author has however gone through some dark times and unique challenges and has some valuable perspective t


  5. Don Campbell Don Campbell says:

    Epub coinfetti.co ´ Leaving the Witness ePUB Â Leaving the PDF/EPUB or leaving pdf, witness download, Leaving the pdf, Leaving the Witness KindleI was not raised as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses but at the age of 18 I became convinced that they had “the Truth” But college my friends especially THAT girl and my mother’s hopes for my future delayed my decision to “give it all up for Jehovah” But a terrible experience with drugs convinced me that the only way to find happiness was to commit fully to being a Jehovah’s Witnesses at age 20 Commitment meant dropping out of college even though my education was fully paid for by means of a grant I’d received The hardest part was saying good bye to my friends though after my clumsy attempts at proselytizing they were probably glad to be rid of me After baptism I became what was called a Pioneer one who committed to spending one hundred hours a month in the preaching activity 30 hours per month


  6. Mehrsa Mehrsa says:

    Epub coinfetti.co ´ Leaving the Witness ePUB Â Leaving the PDF/EPUB or leaving pdf, witness download, Leaving the pdf, Leaving the Witness KindleThis was a really interesting memoir but there were a lot of threads that did not come together for me She's introspective about leaving her faith but she is not as introspective about her loveless marriage and her dependence on men in every realm of her experience The e


  7. Krista Krista says:

    Epub coinfetti.co ´ Leaving the Witness ePUB Â Leaving the PDF/EPUB or leaving pdf, witness download, Leaving the pdf, Leaving the Witness Kindle If not for all that had happened here I would not have left my religion I would certainly still be a Jehovah's Witness had I not come to this country and learned its ways Perhaps I would have been happier But no matter what it took to get he


  8. Natali Natali says:

    Epub coinfetti.co ´ Leaving the Witness ePUB Â Leaving the PDF/EPUB or leaving pdf, witness download, Leaving the pdf, Leaving the Witness KindleI was raised a Jehovah's Witness and left the religion when I was 19 Reading this book felt like someone plucked all the thoughts that I had back then but never had the courage to articulate One example When she describes the mind numbing ritual of district conventions she says that she wished she had a baby so she had an excuse to get up and wander around I ALWAYS thought that I could not stop laughing about that shared commiseration This was a triggering but i


  9. Shelli Shelli says:

    Epub coinfetti.co ´ Leaving the Witness ePUB Â Leaving the PDF/EPUB or leaving pdf, witness download, Leaving the pdf, Leaving the Witness Kindle Leaving the Witness Exiting a Religion and Finding a Life is the solidly written memoir of writer podcaster and former Jehovah’s Witness missionary Amber Scorah Raised as a third generation Witness and in a loveless marriage she convinces her husband and the elders of the church to let her move to Asia – a lifelong dream – with her and her husband as missionaries of course After a stay in Taiwan she and her husband land in Shanghai where Amber – an inherent introvert – finds she has only a fair to middling aptitude for proselytizing very illegal in China but that she has a great talent for podcasting Eventually her exposure to the world outside her religion with which she had so little previous experience opens her eyes to the fact that not everyone who’s not a Jehovah’s Witness is ill intentioned and evil yes she was really taught that Combined with her dismal and claustrophobic marriage and an online affair of the heart she finally realizes she’s in


  10. Jenny Jenny says:

    Epub coinfetti.co ´ Leaving the Witness ePUB Â Leaving the PDF/EPUB or leaving pdf, witness download, Leaving the pdf, Leaving the Witness Kindle25 Really wanted to love this book I bought it immediately after hearing the author’s interview on Fresh Air because the wait at the library was too long The book really needed a good editor Scorah is a good writer but there was quite a bit of repetition and perhaps it some of it could’ve been avoided if it was written a linear fashion instead of going back and forth in time Yes we get it you didn’t go to college and finding a job is hard because JW tells you not to focus on the future This was brought up so many times I stopped feeling sympathy for her Full disclosure I have family I dearly love who are JW so maybe the book would be gripping to someone who was unfamiliar with the lifestyle shunning etc I’d also recently watched the movie Apostasy


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