God and the New Atheism

Pastor Mike Clawson here again. For those interested in thoughtful Christian responses to atheism and especially the “New Atheism” characterized by Dawkins, Hitchens, Harris, et al. (as opposed to the kind of responses you might get from say, Ray Comfort or Ken Ham), you might be interested in this new book by Dr. John Haught, [Read More...]

Online Atheist Book Clubs

There are a few book clubs that specifically target atheists and require in-person gatherings… But if you want to discuss interesting books with a group of non-religious people, you have a number of options that don’t require much physical travel: The Nonbelieving Literati. P-Momma’s Book Group. And the newest addition to the list: The Atheist [Read More...]

Don’t Cross That Line

(via Freethought Today) [tags]atheist, atheism, Don Addis[/tags] [Read more...]

Fiction for Fiction: Update

A few weeks ago, Jennifer at Purdue University threw out the idea of having people swap their Bibles (or other religious texts) for novels: Fiction for Fiction. The event took place recently and Jennifer gave us an update: We ended up receiving a bunch of books, mainly Bibles or other Christian spiritual books. We also [Read More...]

How Did They Manage To Get That Star?

Here’s Roger Moore‘s smackdown of Expelled. Knowing Mark Mathis and his ilk, though, the producers will probably combine four of these reviews and say the movie received four stars. “Expelled” relies on the viewer’s inability or unwillingness to wrestle with a complex corner of science, double-talking its way toward a “must be a miracle” solution [Read More...]