Contest Will Reward Atheists Who Remove Their Mask

Openly Secular, the campaign to get atheists to come out of the closet, is running a contest that’s pretty simple to enter:

All you have to do is make a video explaining who you are, why you’re open about your non-theism, and how it’s affected your life — and you could be in the running to win $1,000!

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Friendly Atheist Podcast Episode 27: A Discussion About the New Left Behind Movie

For our latest podcast, Jessica and I decided to go see the new Left Behind movie starring Nicolas Cage. Because we make sacrifices for you.

Here’s Jessica seeing the movie. I swear we didn’t alter this picture at all…

After several days of keeping our thoughts to ourselves, we finally discussed the movie with the microphones on.

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Please Support the Work I Do Through This Site

I’ve posted this in the past. If you’ve already responded, there’s no need to do it again. Thanks!

Over the past couple of years, what began as a personal blog has turned into a hub with several contributors and multiple posts per day. As always, I’d like to continue expanding the reach of this site. That entails bringing on additional contributors with different voices, including more guest posts from people who can offer interesting and different perspectives, creating more YouTube videos, and making the podcasts sound more professional.

In order to facilitate all of this, I’ve created a page at Patreon.



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A Glowing Profile of a High School Football Coach Leads to Potential Lawsuit Over Church/State Violation

Last week, The Anniston Star newspaper ran a profile of Anniston High School football coach Eddie Bullock. It included this passage showing how he brought the team together after a tough loss:



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What the Bible Says About Homosexuality

Steve Wells is the author of the brilliant Skeptics Annotated Bible website. Last year, he published a print version of the site, which I said was the best book of the year.

He wrote another book last year, too, documenting all the people God kills in the Bible. It was called Drunk with Blood.

Now, he’s back with a new book (I don’t know how he does it) all about what the Bible says about homosexuality. It’s called Strange Flesh:

In the excerpt below, Wells explains the so-called “Clobber Verses” and how conservative and liberal Christians interpret them:

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