Despite the Rain, Hundreds Showed up for Rock Beyond Belief

The downside: The downpour we had early in the day kept a lot of people away from Rock Beyond Belief. We had hoped for a crowd numbering in the thousands. The upside: Several hundred people stayed or arrived later and the entire event went off beautifully Justin Griffith and his team put together a great [Read More...]

A Rebuttal to the ‘No Atheist Nurses’ Article

Remember that article by Christina Feist-Heilmeier about how there were no atheist nurses? You all tore that article to shreds rather easily…. Now, the same website has published a rebuttal by Air Force Captain Howard Grantham. This one actually gets it right: The second advantage of atheism has afforded me is that it places responsibility [Read More...]

Cristina Rad Speaks at the 2012 American Atheists Convention

Cristina Rad, better known as ZOMGitsCriss, spoke at the American Atheists convention last weekend: As always, if you notice a particularly great clip, leave the timestamp and summary in the comments! (via xxxThePeachxxx) [Read more...]

Creationist: Science Begins with the Bible, Not the Facts

Over at Answers in Genesis, Ken Ham asked fellow Creationist Steve Golden to review a book promoting, among other things, the idea that evolution is real but God has a hand in the process. Of course, this is all blasphemy to them because Christians who buy into theistic evolution are obviously the wrong kinds of [Read More...]

According to Book Describing Members of the Vineyard Church, ‘God Is Not Unlike a Stuffed Snoopy’

In a New Yorker review of T. M. Luhrmann‘s “When God Talks Back: Understanding the American Evangelical Relationship with God,” Joan Acocella points out how desperate members of the Vineyard church are to point out their relationship with god… and how every meaningless action seems to be a sign from him: This casualness carries over [Read More...]