Former atheist astrophysicist, Sarah Salviander, explains her journey to Christianity
Testimony of former atheist Sarah Salviander. She is a research
scientist in astronomy and astrophysics at the University of Texas.
“I was born in the U.S., but grew
up in Canada. My parents were socialists and political activists who thought
British Columbia would be a better place for us to live, since it had the only
socialist government in North America at the time. My parents were also
atheists, though they eschewed that label in favor of “agnostic.” They were
kind, loving, and moral, but religion played no part in my life. Instead, my
childhood revolved around education, particularly science. I remember how
important it was to my parents that my brother and I did well in school.
I grew up in the 1970s and 1980s, a
time when science fiction was enjoying a renaissance, thanks largely to …