Quote of the Day (Steve Wiggins)

No religion will live up to its full potential until it succeeds in the most basic practice of all—treating all people with respect and dignity. – Steve Wiggins, “Without a Hitch” on his blog Sects and Violence in the Ancient World [Read more...]

Hitch Comes Face to Face with the Old Man with a Long Beard

I’ve seen several of these cartoons before, but since these all popped up in my feed reader today, I thought I would collect them all and share them. HT Hemant Mehta HT Daniel Florien From Sneer Review   [Read more...]

Jesus: “Hitch Didn’t Hate Me”

HT The Lead While there have unsurprisingly been arrogant, misguided and unhelpful comments from Christians, there have also been some particularly appreciative ones. Here’s an example from Bo Sanders: “Hitchens helped me by rabidly critiquing that false god of Empire and cutting open the giant bloated carcass of Christendom with razor-sharp clarity.”   [Read more...]

Christopher Hitchens 1949-2011

Christopher Hitchens, sometimes referred to as one of the “four horsemen” of the “new atheist” movement, has passed away. He was 62. As a liberal Christian, I appreciate individuals such as Hitchens, since the same problems he highlighted with respect to the Bible and historic Christianity are the reasons I find conservative Christianity unpersuasive. The [Read More...]


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