(Original post by Gax)
I'm an atheist myself but only turned about a year ago, from Christianity. Did you also convert from a religion or did you grow up that way? Also how knowledgeable are you about religious texts (Bible, Qu'ran, Tanahk etc)?
Your first question is rather difficult
I didn't grow up in a religious household,my mom is deist and i don't know what my dad is(probably atheist,agnostic or deist) because we never talk about religious topics at home
I live in an islamic country,I have alevi(an islamic sect-the most peaceful,tolerant,respectful sect) relatives,they practice religion in a different way,not like Sunnis.I never practiced religion but I had to assume I was muslim due to society pressure.I didn't know what atheism was until i was 14-15.I was able to observe the society and the world during my adolescence,maybe I should thank my parent for that some time
To be honest I'm not an expert on Bible or Tanahk but I'm a bit an expert on Islam since we are obliged to take religion courses for 12 years
(From primary school to high school)Also religion is everywhere,there are theologists on TV every single day...I have enough knowledge of Islam since it's shoved down to our throats
I didn't read Quran but it's everywhere so I'll consider I'm knowledgeable