List of former atheists and agnostics

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Not to be confused with List of atheists.

For lists of atheists who converted to Christianity, Islam, or Judaism see the following links:

All other former atheists and agnostics that have been listed so far are below.

Former atheists[edit]

Atheists who converted to Christianity[edit]

Atheists who converted to Hinduism[edit]

Atheists who became an unspecified/uncertain form of theism or deism[edit]

Former agnostics[edit]

Agnostics who converted to Christianity[edit]



Agnostics who converted to Judaism[edit]

See also[edit]


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  2. ^ Kerstetter, Jim (February 2, 2013). "Building better Super Bowl ads by watching you watch them". CNET. Retrieved February 3, 2013. 
  3. ^ Alexis Carrel, The Voyage to Lourdes (New York, Harper & Row, 1939).
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  5. ^ Smith, Lisa (September 12, 2007). "Author digs deeper to defend Christianity". Daily Herald. Archived from the original on September 22, 2007. Retrieved 2007-11-05. 
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  7. ^ Haven, Cynthia L., "'A Sacred Vision': An Interview with Czesław Miłosz", in Haven, Cynthia L. (ed.), Czesław Miłosz: Conversations. University Press of Mississippi, 2006, p. 145.
  8. ^ Besant, Annie. The Building of the Kosmos and Other Lectures: Delivered at the Eighteenth. The Path, 1894.
  9. ^ "John Dobson: Amateur Astronomy's Revolutionary". 
  10. ^ Wall Street Journal Article about John
  11. ^ Goel, Sita Ram, "How I became a Hindu"
  12. ^ ABC Australia.
  13. ^ The Australian
  14. ^ BBC Interview Quote: "What I was converted to was the existence of an Aristotelian God, and Aristotle's God had no interest in human affairs at all."
  15. ^ Moses Hess: The Holy History of Mankind and other writings
  16. ^ Christianity Today
  17. ^ LA Times
  18. ^ Baltimore Sun: My faith in Christ is central to my life. My conversion from a pessimistic atheist lost in a world I didn't understand, to an optimistic believer in a universe created and sustained by a loving God is crucial to me. But following Christ does not mean following His followers. Christ is infinitely more important than Christianity and always will be, no matter what Christianity is, has been or might become.
  19. ^ Interview with Schulman: "After a thorough analysis of my previous life's experiences, and later experiences that lent validation, I concluded that the reality was that what had happened to me were really encounters with God -- therefore proving God's existence to me."
  20. ^ Village Voice
  21. ^ Sun Comics
  22. ^ "Ted Turner apologizes, joins churches' $200M malaria fight". USA Today (Associated Press). 2008-04-01. Retrieved 2009-10-27. 
  23. ^ Norwegian Women's Writing 1850–1990 by Janet Garton, Page 125
  24. ^ Profile of Anfinsen