It’s Not Going Away…

… so Christian pastors who oppose equality will just have to learn how to deal (with their shrinking congregations, loss of power, having to bear the cross of “bigot,” fighting a losing battle, etc.):

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The Church of England and the Art of Bullshit

This is quite the headline from the Church of England!

Wow! Four out of five people believe in the power of prayer! Remarkably high belief in the supernatural at a time you’d expect otherwise…

Surely the raw data (PDF) back up this claim, right?!

Of course not.

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AC Grayling’s Latest Book is Now Available

Today marks the release of philosopher AC Grayling‘s latest book The God Argument: The Case against Religion and for Humanism: Grayling is also the author of The Good Book: A Humanist Bible. He’ll be one of the keynote speakers at the American Atheists convention in Austin, Texas this weekend. [Read more...]

The Name of Kanye West’s Next Album is Rumored to Be ‘I Am God’

Kanye West has a new album coming out soon and the rumored title would rattle a lot of religious nerves:

Kanye West is raising eyebrows again with a rumor that he’s naming his sixth studio album “I Am God.”

The new album’s title has yet to be confirmed but aside from the possible name and a small list of contributors including The-Dream and Malik Yusef, details on the rapper’s forthcoming album are scarce.

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As the Supreme Court Weighs Gay Marriage, Let’s Hear It for the Allies

This is a guest post by Chris Stedman. He is the Assistant Humanist Chaplain at Harvard University and the author of Faitheist: How an Atheist Found Common Ground with the Religious. You can follow him on Twitter @ChrisDStedman.

My twenty-sixth birthday is two weeks from today. But early April isn’t just the anniversary of my birth — it’s also the anniversary of when I came out of the closet. I was 13 years old, nearly 14, when I came out to my mom as queer. This year, as I turn 26, I will have spent twelve years out of the closet, which is nearly half of my life — and certainly more than half of the life that I can remember… [Read more...]


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