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➹ [Reading] ➻ Leaving the Witness By Amber Scorah ➮ – Santosangeles.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 t➹ [Reading] ➻ Leaving the Witness By Amber Scorah ➮ – Santosangeles.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 t 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 to sounding God's warning Leaving the PDF/EPUB ² 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 proselytizer 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 Scor.

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Kindle Leaving the Witness Epub æ Leaving the PDF/EPUB ² Ë santosangeles.co 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 Leaving the PDF/EPUB ² son Karl on his first day in childcare and was named one of the most influential people in Brooklyn culture by Brooklyn Magazine Before coming to New York City Amber lived in Shanghai where.

leaving kindle witness book Leaving the free Leaving the Witness KindleSome 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 proselytizer 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 Scor.

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  1. Jennifer ~ TarHeelReader Jennifer ~ TarHeelReader says:

    Kindle Leaving the Witness Epub æ Leaving the PDF/EPUB ² Ë santosangeles.co leaving kindle, witness book, Leaving the free, 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 word as


  2. Canadian Reader Canadian Reader says:

    Kindle Leaving the Witness Epub æ Leaving the PDF/EPUB ² Ë santosangeles.co leaving kindle, witness book, Leaving the free, 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 characterizes as “alienated from the world” and “hostile to society in general”—appears to have grown out of an article published in the American bimonthly magazine The Believer Ironically it was Scorah’s travelling with her Jehovah’s Witness husband as a “missionary pioneer” to China the largest totalitarian country in the world that allowed her to escape the extreme end of days religious sect and her moribund marriage Jehovah’s Witnesses are banned in China In order for members to operate there the organization’s normally rigid structures and dictates eg thrice weekly meetings have to be relaxed Witnesses must functio


  3. Jen Jen says:

    Kindle Leaving the Witness Epub æ Leaving the PDF/EPUB ² Ë santosangeles.co leaving kindle, witness book, Leaving the free, 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 a


  4. Jerrie (redwritinghood) Jerrie (redwritinghood) says:

    Kindle Leaving the Witness Epub æ Leaving the PDF/EPUB ² Ë santosangeles.co leaving kindle, witness book, Leaving the free, 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 uniue challenges and has some valuable perspective to give


  5. Mehrsa Mehrsa says:

    Kindle Leaving the Witness Epub æ Leaving the PDF/EPUB ² Ë santosangeles.co leaving kindle, witness book, Leaving the free, 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 end was just thrown on and I won't spoil it but I just did not at all see it coming and it felt like the entire book could have been written about that because she has her biggest insights about religion then The book


  6. Don Campbell Don Campbell says:

    Kindle Leaving the Witness Epub æ Leaving the PDF/EPUB ² Ë santosangeles.co leaving kindle, witness book, Leaving the free, 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 W


  7. Krista Krista says:

    Kindle Leaving the Witness Epub æ Leaving the PDF/EPUB ² Ë santosangeles.co leaving kindle, witness book, Leaving the free, 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 here t


  8. Natali Natali says:

    Kindle Leaving the Witness Epub æ Leaving the PDF/EPUB ² Ë santosangeles.co leaving kindle, witness book, Leaving the free, 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


  9. Shelli Shelli says:

    Kindle Leaving the Witness Epub æ Leaving the PDF/EPUB ² Ë santosangeles.co leaving kindle, witness book, Leaving the free, 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 missi


  10. Jenny Jenny says:

    Kindle Leaving the Witness Epub æ Leaving the PDF/EPUB ² Ë santosangeles.co leaving kindle, witness book, Leaving the free, 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 uite 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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