Researcher Wants to Study Non-Belief in America

Christopher Silver is a faculty member at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and he’s doing research to “understand more about non-belief and the complexities of individuals who may call themselves agnostic or atheists.” [Read more…]

Is the Church of England’s Rejection of Women Bishops a Blessing in Disguise?

The governing body of the Church of England, the General Synod, blocked a proposed change in its policy that would have allowed women — already members of the priesthood — from becoming bishops in the church. For the proposed changes to be accepted, two-thirds of the members in each governing body of the church would have had to vote in favor of the change. This was achieved in two of the bodies, the House of Bishops and the House of Clergy, but was narrowly defeated in the House of Laity. So the Church of England will remain with its feet planted firmly in the 19th century for at least another five years.

Good. [Read more…]

Yeah, I’ll Take the iPad

(via The Atheist Pig) [Read more…]

Pat Robertson: Atheists Are Miserable Grinches!

Buckle up, guys, because we still have a month of “War on Christmas” stories to go, and I am just getting warmed up. [Read more…]

Thank You, Malala

You may have heard the tragic (and nearly-fatal) story of Malala Yousafzai, but if you haven’t you owe it to yourself to watch this summary of her story by The Thinking Atheist: [Read more…]