Here are some books to consider when leaving religion or reconfirming your non-belief:

  • "The God Delusion" by Richard Dawkins
  • "The Blind Watchmaker" by Richard Dawkins
  • "The Portable Atheist" by Christopher Hitchens
  • "God is Not Great" by Christopher Hitchens
  • "Godless" by Dan Barker
  • "Letter to a Christian Nation" by Sam Harris


  • Julia Sweeney’s Letting Go of God – documentary on leaving religion
  • The God Who Wasn’t Theredocumentary on escaping religion
  • Growing Up In The Universe – Richard Dawkins evolution lecture
  • The Root of All Evil – Richard Dawkins
  • The 4 Horsemen – 2 hour YouTube video
  • Flock of Dodos – documentary
  • Jesus Camp – scary documentary
  • Guns, Germs & Steel – Jared Diamond’s book
  • Religulous – Bill Maher
  • Be More Cynical – Bill Maher. He has numerous great DVDs on Netflix of his stand-up acts

On the lighter side:

  • The Invention of Lying – comedy
  • Monty Python: Life of Brian – great comedy
  • Idiocracy – great comedy
  • Outnumbered – BBC TV series
  • Dogmacomedy