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Meet Jerry Martin | Hear His Story

God: An Autobiography tells the story of Jerry's mind-opening conversations with God.

The voice announced, “I am God.” For Jerry Martin, that encounter began a personal, intellectual, and spiritual adventure. He had not believed in God. He was a philosopher, trained to be skeptical— to doubt everything. So, his first question was: Is this really God talking?

There were other urgent questions: What will my wife think? Why would God want to talk to me? Does God want me to do something?

He began asking all the questions about life and death and ultimate things to which he—and all of us—have sought answers: Love and loss. Happiness and suffering. Good and evil. Death and the afterlife. The world’s religions. The ways God communicates with us. How to live in harmony with God.

Jerry L. Martin was raised in a Christian home. By the time he left college, he was not a believer.

But he was interested in the big questions and so he studied the great thinkers. He became a philosophy professor and served as head of the philosophy department at the University of Colorado at Boulder and of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

In addition to scholarly articles on epistemology, the philosophy of mind, and public policy, he wrote reports on education that received national attention and was invited to testify before Congress. He stepped down from that career to write this book, following divine guidance.

A philosophy professor, he had a naturalistic worldview that had no place for a divine dimension of any kind.

But one day he had occasion to pray.  To his vast surprise, God answered – in words -- with a voice that was “real, benign, and authoritative.”

God: An Autobiography, As Told To A Philosopher

The true story of philosopher Dr. Jerry L. Martin and his conversations with God.

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Dr. Jerry L. Martin was a lifelong agnostic. But one day, he had occasion to pray. To his vast surprise. God answered- in words. Being a philosopher, God had a lot to tell him. 

Supported by a global audience and diverse community of seekers, the podcast launched the dramatic adaptation with actor Scott Langdon, producing a continued discussion on spiritual development and God beyond religion, including interviews, dialogues, reactions, and special episodes.

God: An Autobiography, The Podcast

The dramatic adaptation and continuing discussion of the book. Including special guests, dialogues, and interviews.

Life Wisdom Project | God: An Autobiography, As Told To A Philosopher

Welcome to the LWP series, which is all about how to live a happier, wiser, and more meaningful life through lessons from God, the book, and special guests.

| The Life Wisdom Project | Tuning In To God | Special Guest: Dr. Jeanine Diller |
Dramatic Adaptation | God: An Autobiography, As Told To A Philosopher

Here, you can hear the entire dramatic adaptation of the book. When an agnostic philosopher prays to God, he receives an answer- in words.

| I Pray To A God I Don't Believe In |
Two Philosophers Wrestle With God | God: An Autobiography, As Told To A Philosopher

This is a series of analytical and energetic dialogues of philosophical and spiritual discussion with Dr. Richard Oxenberg and Dr. Jerry L. Martin. Dialogues:

| 1 | Jerry's Story | 2 | Revelation | 3 | Purpose |
| 4 | The Nature Of God And Divine Reality | 5 | The Big Picture |
| 6 | The Problem Of Evil | 7 | The Nature Of Human Beings | 8 | World Religions |
| 9 | Eastern Religions |
What's On Your Mind | God: An Autobiography, As Told To A Philosopher

Here, digging into the mailbag, host Scott Langdon and Dr. Jerry L. Martin share an insightful conversation responding to fascinating reader and listener questions and comments.

| Spiritual Nudges |
What's On Our Mind | God: An Autobiography, As Told To A Philosopher

This is a series where Dr. Jerry L. Martin and show host Scott Langdon share personal spiritual experiences while recapping points from the most recent episodes.

| Images Of God |
Interviews | God: An Autobiography, As Told To A Philosopher

These are a series of insightful and ambitious discussions amongst key players and special guests.

| The Why Behind The Book |

Videos From God: An Autobiography

Hear from the author and agnostic philosopher who recorded his conversations with God.

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God: An Autobiography, As Told To A Philosopher has inspired a diverse community of seekers, philosophers, theologians, and thinkers, interested in spiritual living.

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