Harvey Meredith's book provides insight into Christian beliefs

It was a lifetime of involvement in his Christian life and his children and grandchildren emphatically embracing the Christian religion that inspired Harvey Meredith to write "The Search: Looking for truth in the Christian Religion" (published by Xlibris in July of 2016). This study was undertaken after a near lifetime of reflection upon the beliefs and the basis of his religious teachings.

The book provides an insight into the views and understandings of Meredith, who was raised in a strict Catholic family and forced to learn a religion at the earliest age. This exercise in researching the teachings of the Catholic Church and Christian religion in general exposes the triangle of fear, guilt and doubt about the religion driven from Rome that has cemented his personal beliefs. Living through the jungle of regimented hypocrisy, lemming-like beliefs and teaching tactics, has provided the incentive for Meredith to personally investigate the subject of Christian religion and to learn as much as possible about the subject that has survived nearly 2,000 years.

"There never has been a time when more information has been available and from so many sources," Meredith points out. "Writers are more willing to express willingness to forthright in delivering a message of truth, even when it becomes painful for some. This book challenges readers to consider differences or 'other' in lieu of the 'accepted.'"

"The Search: Looking for truth in the Christian Religion" takes a realistic look at Christianity in its time. Meredith believes "the realities of myths and miracles are presented and the fantasy of childlike teachings is exposed" in the book.

"The Search: Looking for truth in the Christian Religion"
By Harvey Meredith
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 288 pages | ISBN 9781524514945
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 288 pages | ISBN 9781524514938
E-Book | 288 pages | ISBN 9781524515096
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Harvey Meredith was born in the depths of the Great Depression and experienced the school of "hard knocks" while growing up in a family of 13 children. He was trained as a research scientist and applied his training and experience in compiling this writing. He received a doctorate degree in soil physics from Purdue University. He is a retired air force civil engineer, attaining the rank of colonel. He is a graduate of the Air Command and Staff College, Industrial College of the Armed Forces and the Air War College. He served as regional director for the National Fertilizer Development Center and was adjunct professor at the University of Minnesota and a member of the University of Minnesota graduate faculty. He is the father of two children and six grandchildren, and resides in Waco.

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