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Alisa Harris is a journalist living in New York City who enjoys writing in quirky coffee shops. A 2007 graduate of Hillsdale College, she has worked as a college instructor in writing and journalism. Her writing has been published in WORLD, the Farmington Daily Times, Albuquerque Journal, and Detroit Free Press.
As I say, at times while I was reading, I found this book almost eerie.
I was first interested in this book because I, too, have come to a point where I do not like the politicization of conservative Christianity.
By the end of the book, I'm not sure whether Harris actually ever did untangle her religious faith from her bent for political activism.
This book explained to me a great deal of what is behind the Christian Right and the positions they take.Published 3 months ago by A. P. Sisson
Thank you, Ms. Harris, for going before me and challenging traditional conservative Christianity. This book profoundly affected my life and worldview and I am recommending it to... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Nance Deichman
There should be a rule stating that you can't write your memoir before the age of 40 (at least). While Alisa had some interesting points in this book, she still was clearly... Read morePublished 7 months ago by S.B. Cincinnati
This left me wanting more, rather like a Reader's Digest condensed version of the real book. Like my review, it was a few words short of long enough.Published 14 months ago by Sandy Toes
Honestly, when I picked this book out a couple months ago, I didn't expect what I ended up with. I made the same assumption as most of the readers/buyers/bloggers, that "Raised... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Emily Rachelle
'Raised Right: How I Untangled My Faith From Politics' by Alisa Harris was an eye opening, foundation shaking experience that I was in dire need of. Read morePublished on April 14, 2013 by Brian E. Erland
Ms. Harris's memoir has little to do with untangling faith from politics. A more accurate (but less buzz-creating) subtitle would have been, "How my politics and faith both... Read morePublished on April 8, 2013 by Emily Schatz
Recently, in a contest hosted by WaterBrook Multnomah, I was the recipient of a copy of Alisa Harris's Raised Right: How I Untangled My Faith from Politics. Read morePublished on October 16, 2012 by Sherrey Meyer
"This book is not a liberal credo or a political platform" (page 10). Actually, it is. You can't write a book on What I Used to Believe without it being a book on What I Believe... Read morePublished on October 4, 2012 by J. S. Lang