A Christian Homework Assignment

I got an email from an atheist student attending a Christian college yesterday. She has to do the following assignment for a class: Read Peter Kreeft’s webpage ‘Twenty Arguments for the Existence of God‘… Evaluate arguments 6, 14, 16, 18, and 19 and select the one that you would feel most comfortable using when trying [Read More...]

I Don’t Want Your Cookie

Republicans in Iowa want to ban gay marriage in the state: An Iowa House panel will begin hearings Monday on a bill that would repeal gay marriage in the state. The Iowa Marriage Amendment (IMA) seeks to put a question on the 2013 ballot that would define marriage in the Iowa constitution as a heterosexual [Read More...]

What’s It Like to Have an Atheist Car?

Normally, the way people link their vehicle with religion is by putting a few bumper stickers on it: I know atheists who have done that, too. Some atheists have taken a different path by purchasing their state’s ATHEIST license plate: Since his state’s ATHEIST plate is already taken (by August Berkshire, above), Minnesotan Bjorn decided [Read More...]

Ask Richard: My Mom Is Dying. Should I Lie to My Kids About Death?

Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. I do not believe in God — any god. I strive to be a good atheist and person by setting an example of decency to all and service to my community. The whole “good without god” thing. In raising my 6 and 7 year old [Read More...]

Are the New Orleans Hornets a Christian Team?

If you like going to basketball games or watching them on TV, you’re used to hearing the national anthem. But if you’re a fan of the New Orleans Hornets, are you aware of what happens before the anthem is sung? According to Joe Gerrity at Hornets247 (an unofficial fan site): Before each and every Hornets [Read More...]