Why She No Longer Attends Church

To any Christians out there, reader Amanda wrote an excellent post about why she and her husband Bryan no longer attend church. It’s worth a look — and I’d love to hear your responses to it. Amanda explains one particular illustration that I’d never heard before and it’s another reminder of how Christians view people [Read More...]

There Was No Historical Adam

Just when I got over the fact that Christians were seriously debating the nature of Hell — a debate that doesn’t even need to take place because there’s no evidence hell exists in the first place — we learn of a new Christian controversy: Did Adam and Eve really exist? The misleading subtitle at the [Read More...]

Check Out These Upcoming Conferences, Too!

There are a few other incredible conferences coming up around the country worth looking into: The Ayaan Hirsi Ali Foundation is putting together “a symposium on honor violence and forced marriage” in New York City this Monday at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice. The goal of the symposium is to discuss with criminal [Read More...]

Can I Attend… and Get a Scholarship?

Imagine a small university where your professors include Richard Dawkins (Evolutionary Biology), Niall Ferguson (Economics), Lawrence Krauss (Cosmology), and Stephen Pinker (Philosophy/Psychology), with the role of Dumbledore played by AC Grayling. That school is being formed right now and it plans to open in a year: The New College of the Humanities in central London [Read More...]

Fewer Americans Believe in God Than Before

According to the latest Gallup poll, the percentage of Americans who believe in God is still in the 90s… but there’s been a significant drop since the last time the question was asked in 1967, from 98% to 92%. They didn’t ask the question between those years, but I’d guess than most of the drop [Read More...]