An Interview About the Future of the Harvard Humanist Chaplaincy

The Humanist Community at Harvard — headed by Greg Epstein, with Chris Stedman serving as Interfaith and Community Service Fellow — is about to undergo some big changes. Not only are some new hires coming from Secular Student Alliance affiliate groups, a brand new community is being created at Stanford University headed by Jonathan Figdor [Read More...]

That’s a Unique Way to Protest the National Day of Prayer…

On the National Day of Prayer, a group of Christians were going to gather outside the Idaho Capitol Building. When it began to rain, they were invited inside… As it turned out, Mike Lee (the Religious Antagonist) had a protest of his own in mind: You would think the Christians would have been more thrilled [Read More...]

The Nonreligious Are Most Supportive of a Woman’s Right to Choose

While the percentage of Americans who are “pro-choice” is at a record-low, nonreligious Americans are still the subgroup most likely to support a woman’s right to choose to have an abortion, according to the latest Gallup polling: Americans with no religious attachment (self-identified atheists, agnostics, and those with simply no religious preference) identify as pro-choice [Read More...]

Rev. Frederick Schmidt Has No Idea Why Clergy Members Leave the Faith… but He’s Going to Write An Article About It, Anyway

Reverend Dr. Frederick W. Schmidt, Jr. cannot believe there’s so much press about the Clergy Project. First, he blows off the numbers like they’re no big deal: … “The Clergy Project,” an organization formed to assist those who are confronting a crisis of faith, reports that it has all of 240 members. That’s hardly a [Read More...]

Why Is a Gay-Hating ‘University’ Getting $24,000,000 in Taxpayer Money?

Crandall University in Moncton, New Brunswick (Canada) is a Christian school that used to be called Atlantic Baptist University. As you might expect, they have rules their staff and students must adhere to regarding anything that has to do with sex. In fact, the school’s “Statement of Moral Standards” requires them… … to be sexually [Read More...]


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