April 17, 2012
Several people of various religious faiths recommended The Bad People Stole My God to me. This short memoir by Doug Phillips recreates his personal spiritual revelation.
Doug Phillips as a lifelong Catholic, former altar boy, married in the church, and the whole nine yards finds himself at a crossroads when faced with unanswerable questions. He does what any logical person does; he researches his subject, but doesn’t like the answers he finds.
Phillips writes in a conversational style when many pop culture reference. Warning if you are looking for some warm spiritual fuzzies this is not the book for you. Phillips wrestles with personal issues with high degree of insight and profanity. Grammar-wise, it’s not perfect, but still readable.
The Bad People Stole My God is a thought provoking read. I would recommend it.