Atheist Teacher vs. Christian Student

Last week, California teacher Jim Corbett lost his case against student Chad Farnan. Farnan had accused his history teacher of make anti-Christian comments during class and the court agreed. Based on the lawsuit and the comments I’d read Corbett had made, I wasn’t siding with the teacher (though I agreed with what he said). I [Read More...]

Problems with the Year of the Bible Resolution

Rep. Paul Broun (R-GA) has introduced legislation that designates 2010 as the Year of the Bible. So many thoughts about this… The Year of the Bible already took place in 1983. So we should be done with it now. Isn’t 2010 a midterm election year? Don’t the Republicans desperately need their base to vote so [Read More...]

Flying Spaghetti Monster Evangelism

This is how those damn Pastafarians get you. They’re always preaching on campuses and stopping people who have somewhere to go… On the up side, Pastafarians look *much* better in pirate costumes than the Christian proselytizers ever could. Prophet Bobby would be so proud. (via healthyaddict) [Read more...]

The Union of Church and State Hurts Both

I haven’t had a chance to watch this video yet (it’s an hour long), but it looks incredibly interesting: David Domke, professor of communications at the University of Washington, explains how the union of government and religion tends to degrade the integrity of both. Here’s the video: If you see any part of it, feel [Read More...]

Carrie Prejean Appears on James Dobson’s Radio Show

Miss California, Carrie Prejean, was on James Dobson‘s radio show today, talking about the gay marriage question that made her an icon for Christian conservatives everywhere: Here’s a bit of the transcript: Dobson: It sounded, Carrie, like your first reaction was to hedge, to say “Well, this is a free country” and then something took [Read More...]