Can a Religious School Properly Teach Students About Atheism?

I have no doubt in my mind that a lot of atheists would be qualified to teach a course about Christianity. Many know the Bible well; many were raised in the faith; many could teach the objective facts about the religion without a problem.

But what about the other way around? Can Christian schools adequately teach students about atheism? Regis College (the theological school of the University of Toronto) is giving it a shot: [Read more...]

Ex-Lesbian Linda Jernigan Tells Pastors That Alcohol and Drug Addiction Are Part of the ‘Homosexual Lifestyle’

The Illinois Family Institute recently hosted former lesbian Linda Jernigan at an event for pastors. (I’m deeply offended that they didn’t send me an invitation.)

What did she say to the crowd? You have to hear this to believe it: [Read more...]

Two Atheist Characters Out Themselves on The Good Wife

Last weekend, there was an interesting conversation taking place on the TV show The Good Wife.

The brief setup for other non-viewers: Maddie Hayward (played by Maura Tierney) is running for Governor against Peter Florrick (Chris Noth) and she used to be friends with Florrick’s wife Alicia (Julianna Margulies).

In the scene below (beginning at the 31:47 mark), a reporter confronts Hayward about a video showing her not bowing her head during a prayer: [Read more...]

Alabama Teacher Makes Anti-Gay, Racist Comments in Class… and a Student Records the Whole Thing

Bob Grisham, a teacher and head football coach at Lauderdale County High School in Alabama, is under investigation after a student audiotaped him making anti-gay, racist remarks in class:

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High School Students Recite Pledge of Allegiance in Arabic

A bunch of high school students from Colorado just did something risky while reciting the Pledge of Allegiance… and it had nothing to do with “Under God”: [Read more...]


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