The Overt Christianity on Clemson University’s Football Team

In September of 2012, Jeff Scott, an assistant coach for Clemson University’s football team, tweeted a picture of a player getting baptized, surrounded by his teammates:

Considering this tweet came from a coach’s Twitter account, showed players in their uniforms, and seemed to take place on a school-owned practice field, you could make a strong case for how it was inappropriate.

Now, there’s evidence — lots of it — that this wasn’t just some one-off event. In fact, Clemson football is virtually intertwined with the promotion of Christianity and the Freedom From Religion Foundation has the details to prove it.

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New Survey Says Only Half of Millennials Look to Religion for Guidance While More Than a Third Don’t Talk to God

According to a new survey from the Integrated Innovation Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, nearly half of Millennials say they don’t look to religion for guidance and more than a third say that they don’t talk to God:

Unbelievably numbers — and more evidence that younger people are losing their faith:

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Did You Miss the First Episode of ‘Your Inner Fish’? You Can Now Watch It Online

Earlier this week, PBS aired the first of three episodes of the documentary series “Your Inner Fish,” based off of paleontologist/evolutionary biologist Neil Shubin‘s book of the same name:

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Who’s Publishing the ‘Least Credible History Book in Print’?

We should all celebrate the two year anniversary of the release of pseudohistorian David Barton‘s book The Jefferson Lies, which was pulled from the shelves by his Christian publishers for containing too many lies, by reading Chris Rodda‘s wonderful summary of what’s happened since then.

And when you’re done trying to make sense of whatever Barton is doing, read Rodda’s rebuttal book for free right here.

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What Ayaan Hirsi Ali Would’ve Said Upon Receiving An Honorary Doctorate from Brandeis University

The Wall Street Journal has printed an abridged version of what Ayaan Hirsi Ali would’ve said upon receiving an honorary doctorate from Brandeis University… before they rescinded that offer after discovering (!) she’s a strong critic of Islam.

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