Jerry DeWitt Featured in New York Times

Preacher-turned-atheist Jerry DeWitt will be featured in the The New York Times Magazine this Sunday and the article by Robert F. Worth is already up: DeWitt quickly repurposed his preacherly techniques, sharing his reverse-conversion story and his thoughts on “the five stages of disbelief” to packed crowds at “Freethinker” gatherings across the Bible Belt, in [Read More...]

My Night at a Faith Healing Service

This is a guest post by Michelle. Michelle was raised Lutheran, attended a Christian college, and graduated as an agnostic. She now lives in Oswego, IL. … Andrew Wommack is a Southern pastor with a worldwide ministry based in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Like other televangelists, he preaches the “health and wealth” prosperity gospel. He doesn’t [Read More...]

A Chance to Win Free Tickets to the Pennsylvania Atheist/Humanist Conference

The Pennsylvania Nonbelievers are hosting a statewide conference in September — students can already get in at a steep discount — but you can win free tickets! All you have to do is send your favorite freethought quotation and contact information to contest@atheistpa.org. The winner will be selected randomly and will have their name and [Read More...]

How Brave Do You Have to Be to Blog as a Non-Religious Arab?

Kacem El Ghazzali is an Arab blogger who was forced to leave Morocco and move to Switzerland to avoid persecution because of his views. He’s a Deist, but he might as well be an atheist considering what he’s up against. It was a life or death situation for him and staying silent wasn’t an option. [Read More...]

How Do I Get To Take His Class?

San Diego State University’s The Daily Aztec has a nice profile of Professor Roy Whitaker, who teaches classes like “Hip Hop and Religion” and “Atheism, Humanism and Secularism.” After giving a lecture talk in 2008, Whitaker began to develop the idea behind his hip-hop course, slowly integrating the issues into a world religions course. At [Read More...]


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