A Christian Overreaction to An Atheist Group’s Existence

The Atheists, Humanists, and Agnostics at the University of Wisconsin – Madison took advantage of a program that allows them to send an email to the entire student population… for a price. (I remember doing something similar at my college to promote a debate on God’s existence my atheist group was holding. It worked. It [Read More...]

When Atheists Leave Messages in Gideon Bibles

Reader Adam stayed in a hotel this weekend and — as all too many of us do — looked for the Gideon Bible hidden in the drawer. He was a bit surprised to open it up to find the following message inside: I think that last word is “celibate” Turns out it was the most [Read More...]

Not Every Church Practice Is Useless

Crommunist agrees that there’s nothing wrong with taking the best practices of churches and applying them in secular settings: Particularly in immigrant and black communities (and conceivably in Central American/hispanic ones as well), the church is the focal point of civil life. It is a resource not only for instrumental support like counselling and a [Read More...]

When Steve Jobs Left His Faith

An excerpt from Walter Isaacson‘s new biography about Steve Jobs: Even though they were not fervent about their faith, Jobs’s parents wanted him to have a religious upbringing, so they took him to the Lutheran church most Sundays. That came to an end when he was thirteen. In July 1968 “Life” magazine published a shocking [Read More...]

And This Is Why You Shouldn’t Be a Creationist

As if you needed another reason to fight against Creationism, I bring you the Flizbins: If you can make it to the 1:16 mark, you get to hear Christian Rapping… If you make it to the end, you deserve a cookie. By the way, that’s a real song from a real album by a real [Read More...]