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On Anne Rice’s Quitting of Christianity

Several years ago I had the privilege of having Anne Rice discover my review of her book “Out of Egypt.” She left a comment.  This was an honor, and also a frightening reminder that sometimes the subjects of my blog posts actually read them.   In respect to her, when I reviewed “The Road to Cana” I forwarded it along to her.  In private correspondence, she told me I did a great job.   Well, I thought she had done a good job.  When it came time to review her spiritual autobiography, I worried that the good feelings might ebb.  As … continue reading...

A Review of Anne Rice’s “Out of Egypt”

Also read my extensive review of Rice’s “Road to Cana.”


Long time atheist Anne Rice (author of “Interview with a Vampire”) became a Christian a few years back and got it into her head that she wanted to write about Jesus’ life from a 1st person perspective… uh… Jesus’ perspective. Pretty brave, if you think about it. Anyway, the first installment is “Out of Egypt” and details Jesus’ life from Jesus’ perspective from his time in Egypt as he moved back to Nazareth in Galilee.

In the back of the book she has some notes which were very … continue reading...