Christian Graffiti on an Atheist Poster

Graffiti seen at Western Carolina University: The person who originally put the flyer up took it down after seeing the graffiti. I would’ve suggested otherwise. Leave it up there. Let people see “Christian Love” in action. Then, put up a sign next to it with an arrow pointing to the first sign, reading “This is [Read More...]

Is There An Atheism ‘Schism’?

Peter McGrath of The Guardian says American atheism is headed for a schism because of the handling of Atheism+: The founders of Atheism+ say clearly that “divisiveness” is not their aim, but looking through the blogs and voluminous comments in the two weeks since A+ was mooted, trenches have been dug, beliefs stated, positions staked [Read More...]

Why Can’t This Atheist Accept Her Husband’s Loss of Faith?

There’s an article in today’s New York Times by Colleen Oakley that’s supposed to be cute and lovey-dovey… yet it made me angrier the more I read. Here’s the summary: She’s not religious. Her husband is. She never knew that until they were planning their wedding and he asked that the Lord’s Prayer be included [Read More...]

Alabama High School JROTC Instructor Makes Anti-gay Comments; District Officials Look the Other Way

There’s an ongoing battle going on in Huntsville, Alabama because a JROTC instructor at Grissom High School, Sgt. Lynn Vanzandt, was preaching to students in the classroom: Here’s what went down back in April, according to James Robinson, executive director of GLBT Advocacy & Youth Services: Robinson said the incident began with a simple conversation [Read More...]

The Man Who Could Have Been Pope: ‘The Church is 200 Years Out of Date’

Socially liberal Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini could have been Pope (he was passed over for Joseph Ratzinger). He died a couple of days ago and his final interview was a well-deserved condemnation of Catholic Church practices: “Our culture has aged, our churches are big and empty and the church bureaucracy rises up; our rituals and [Read More...]


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