A Former Christian Ponders the Cosmos

Just push play, turn the volume up, and then go back to whatever you were doing: So, what’s it like being an atheist now? Go to the 8:07 mark (Thanks to jrbutterfly31 for the link!) [Read more...]

Chuck Colson Is Dead… Let’s Remember Some of the Things He Said

Chuck Colson is dead. He was 80. He died of a brain hemorrhage (cue inevitable comments from people shocked that he had a brain in the first place). A lot of the obituaries you’re going to see about him over the next day or two will focus on his connection to Richard Nixon and Watergate. [Read More...]

A Review of Alain de Botton’s Religion for Atheists

This is an article by James Croft. It appears in the May/June 2012 issue of The Humanist. You can read other articles from this issue and subscribe to the magazine by going to their website. … Let me begin by confessing that I am predisposed to love Religion for Atheists. The project that Swiss popular [Read More...]

Catholic Bishop Compares Obama to Stalin and Hitler Before Telling Congregation Not to Vote for Him

Bishop Daniel R. Jenky said the following during a Mass at St. Mary’s Cathedral for the Diocese of Peoria (Illinois): Hitler and Stalin, at their better moments, would just barely tolerate some churches remaining open, but would not tolerate any competition with the state in education, social services, and health care. In clear violation of [Read More...]

25% of Millennials Don’t Subscribe to a Religious Faith

The Religious News Service headline makes it sound like it’s a bad thing…: Young ‘Millennials’ losing faith in record numbers A new study put out by the Public Religion Research Institute and Georgetown’s Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs explains what’s happening (PDF) to 18-24-year-olds. When it comes to how their faith is changing, [Read More...]


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