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CW: Death of a child

Evangelicals think the only reason atheists don’t believe in God is because something bad happened. This is found in many Christian movies: the Angry Atheist Antagonist who hates God because a loved one-typically a mother, but it can also be a child, a sibling, or a significant other-died of cancer years ago. After a brief…