Rise of Atheism to be Taught in British Religious Studies Classes

In new religious studies classes in the UK, the topics on the syllabus are keeping up with the times: Students studying a new GCSE Religious Studies course will learn about Druidism, Rastafarianism and the “rise of atheism”. The new course, Religion and Belief in Today’s World, will be piloted in 2009 by the Oxford Cambridge [Read More...]

Why Was a Public School Choir Going to Sing This Song?

I don’t mind when a public school choir sings songs with a mention of God in them. God Bless America, Silent Night… I understand those. They’re not excessively religious in nature — they’re more traditional than anything. But if a public school choir sang the following song (by Diamond Rio), I think that would qualify [Read More...]

Ray Comfort Has No Luck With Other Fruits…

But that’s not going to stop “him” from trying: (via miksedene) [Read more...]

Atheist Salt

Remember that guy who created Christian Salt? Retired barber Joe Godlewski says that when television chefs recommended kosher salt in recipes, he wondered, “What the heck’s the matter with Christian salt?” By next week, his trademarked Blessed Christians Salt will be available from seasonings manufacturer Ingredients Corporation of America. It’s sea salt that’s been blessed [Read More...]

This Is Why I Hate Watching the “News”

In the brief clip below, Katie Couric makes a bold claim about Creationism: Actually, here’s her quotation: “But if schools want to dispute the notion of evolution or give students an alternative theory like Creationism, perhaps it should be taught in Religion class, not Science. Wow. Science ought to be taught in a Science classroom. [Read More...]