The Struggles of the Quiet Atheists

Bruce Grierson has a wonderful article in the June, 2012 issue of Psychology Today about the quiet atheists — the ones who don’t believe in a god but aren’t all that outspoken about it. They don’t debate religion or get into online battles. They just want to raise their children and spend time with their [Read More...]

What TV Show Offers the Best Religion Coverage?

Are there any shows that cover religion in a fair way? That is, they don’t push one particular belief system (or even faith in general) but offer somewhat a little more nuanced? Mark Oppenheimer argues that The Daily Show stands above the rest: Stewart comes at religion with buckets of derision, but I do not [Read More...]

Pseudo-Historian David Barton Appears on The Daily Show

In case you missed last night’s episode of The Daily Show, Jon Stewart interviewed Christian pseudo-historian David Barton. I haven’t had a chance to watch the extended interview yet (parts 2 and 3) but if you notice anything interesting, please leave the timestamps or summary in the comments! The Daily Show with Jon StewartGet More: [Read More...]

When an Atheist Parent Introduces Her Child to Jesus for the First Time…

Atheist comedian Julia Sweeney (Letting Go of God) recently watched the movie Jesus Christ Superstar with her daughter Mulan. Since Mulan wasn’t raised with religious beliefs, a lot of the story was brand new to her…: Mulan and I watched it. I thought maybe it was a good way for her to learn about Jesus. [Read More...]

Mr. Deity Is Introduced to Mormonism

Mr Deity and friends listen to Joseph Smith explain his new religion… Sounds perfectly reasonable. [Read more...]