A Celebration of McCollum v. Board of Education

The landmark Supreme Court case McCollum v. Board of Education — which put a stop to religious education in public school — originated at a school district in Champaign, Illinois. In honor of the 65th anniversary of that decision, the Illini Secular Student Alliance will be hosting a screening this Thursday night of The Lord [Read More...]

Care to Design a Cover for My Audio Book…?

I mentioned before that the audio book version of I Sold My Soul on eBay will soon be coming out. Because it’s being released by a different publisher (Pitchstone Publishing) than the one that put out the book (Waterbrook Press), we can’t use the same cover: That’s why I’m asking readers for help. I have [Read More...]

I *Knew* I Shouldn’t Have Confessed…

(via The New Yorker) [Read more...]

Ten Commandments Monument in Front of Junior High Gets Boarded Up and Removed

This is the picture of a Ten Commandments monument in front of Connellsville Junior High East in Pennsylvania — it’s been up there since the Fraternal Order of Eagles donated it in 1957: If you’re confused, it’s because the monument is now boarded up. You can thank Americans United for Separation of Church and State [Read More...]

Christian Group in Canada Sues School System for Not Handing Out Lesson Plans in Advance

There’s a new Christian Right group in Toronto with a specific focus: A religious advocacy group is taking the Ontario school system to court arguing that public schools need to provide “advance notice” of their teachers’ lesson plans so that parents can vet what their children are allowed to learn. … There is a disturbing [Read More...]


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