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Fredric Heidemann

Catholic Writer

Fredric lives with his wife and their daughter in the Lansing, Michigan area, where he also works as an attorney. Born and raised in an atheist family, Fredric dismissed religion until his late teenage years when he abandoned atheism. He entered the Catholic Church in 2006 during his freshman year of college and loves sharing his story.

Fredric Heidemann Latest Blog Posts

What Makes Hardened Atheists Believe in God?

by Fredric Heidemann . February 19, 2018 . 0 Comments

Almost everyone will encounter a rigid atheist at some point. This kind of person rejects even the most compelling apologetics and is unpersuaded by the classic arguments for God’s existence. He or she dismisses ev...

The Pew Religious Survey No One is Talking About

by Fredric Heidemann . December 15, 2017 . 16 Comments

No doubt to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, the Pew Research Center released a study on U.S. and European Catholic-Protestant relations. And I must say, this was a rare instance where I d...

Does Modern Secularism Have a Memory Problem?

by Fredric Heidemann . October 12, 2017 . 0 Comments

After many years of awkward silence, the secular media is finally recognizing some of the most profound social problems facing American society. The widely-acknowledged dangers of the increasing number of children growin...

Books That Rocked My World: Blaise Pascal's “Pensées”

by Fredric Heidemann . September 08, 2017 . 1 Comments

The world of books is as deep as it is wonderous. It's amazing how books written centuries ago can still start a spark in our modern minds. C.S. Lewis once said, "It is a good rule after reading a new book, never to allo...

For Me, Becoming Christian Meant Becoming Catholic

by Fredric Heidemann . August 07, 2017 . 3 Comments

When my conversion from atheism comes up in conversation, the first question is not usually what made me believe in God or even Christianity in general. Instead, it’s nearly always why I chose Catholicism in partic...