Autism May Diminish Belief in God | Theory of Mind | LiveScience.

Research shows that theory of mind may influence belief in God. This makes sense to me, since I think that the ability to imagine the mind of others is part of the ability we have to imagine God and relate to Him.

I know Rob has always struggled with belief in God: raised in a strong Christian environment,  he was mad at God for “making him with autism.” Then, he couldn’t tell when God was talking to him; then, he felt that God never answered his prayers; and now, isn’t even sure God exists.

At this point I hope my belief is enough to carry him along; as he matures I hope he will come to experience God for himself.