Atheists and Christians Will Gather Tomorrow in Boston to Help Feed the Hungry

Tomorrow afternoon, an interfaith group in Boston (including the Humanist Community at Harvard) will be packing meals for the hungry. Their goal is to package a whopping 50,000 meals in a single day — a huge undertaking, but very possible given their track record.

This infographic will tell you everything you need to know:

If you’re in the area, consider volunteering! Either way, you can donate to the very worthy cause right here. They need to raise $12,500 to pay for the meals and if you give at least $10, you can enter in a drawing to win Chris Stedman‘s book Faitheist.

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Mrs. Betty Bowers Delivers the Perfect Thanksgiving Prayer

It’s a good thing Mrs. Betty Bowers, America’s Best Christian, is here to give us a template for the perfect Thanksgiving prayer:



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Proselytwizing Has Never Been This Entertaining

A few years ago, Jana Riess began tweeting every chapter of the Bible, one a day. Her efforts have now been compiled into an excellent book called The Twible:

So what does the Bible look like in <140 character spurts? Well, here's all of Genesis 2:

2nd creation story. G forms Adam from dust; very green, 100% recycled material. Eden good. Don’t eat that tree. Yep, that one.


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When Charlatans Die, Is It Wrong to Criticize How They Lived?

Sylvia Browne, the “psychic” whose appearances on talk shows like “Montel” and “Larry King Live” made her a well-known celebrity, died on Wednesday at the age of 77.

Yesterday, a number of skeptics who have debunked her tricks for decades released statements concerning her passing — and they held very little back in their distaste of her professional life.

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Oklahoma House Speaker Adds a Chapel to the Blueprints of the Soon-To-Be-Renovated State Capitol Building

Things a State Capitol building needs: A place where legislators can cast votes. Some conference rooms. Offices for the elected officials. Maybe a gift shop.

Things a State Capitol building doesn’t need: A home for Jesus.

Yet, in blueprints for the soon-to-be-renovated Capitol building in Oklahoma, House Speaker T.W. Shannon (R-Lawton) appears to have added plans for a chapel:



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