Athletes Praising the Christian God

I’ve mentioned before about how Tim Tebow would never have been allowed to go onto the football field if his eye black read “There Is” “No God” instead of “John” “3:16.” The same standard that allows him to promote his faith on the field seems to apply to New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, too. [Read More...]

The Church is One Generation Away from Extinction

The Anglican Church in Canada is disappearing quickly: According to the report, the diocese -– “like most across Canada” –- is in crisis. The report repeats, without qualification or question, the results of a controversial study presented to Anglican bishops five years ago that said that at the present rate of decline -– a loss [Read More...]

Get Rid of of DADT

It’s off-topic, but it’s the best explanation I’ve read about why Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell needs to be repealed, courtesy of Andrew Sullivan: Rich [Lowry] says that it’s no big deal to live hiding one’s sexual orientation. If you’re straight, try it for one day. Try never mentioning your spouse, your family, your home, your [Read More...]

What’s the Link Between Morality and Religion?

We already knew this was true, but it’s nice to have some numbers behind it. An article in the journal Trends in Cognitive Sciences suggests, among other things, that morality and religion are not linked up as the Christian Right would have you believe. Citing several studies in moral psychology, the authors highlight the finding [Read More...]

Should an Atheist Take the Christian Job?

A reader — let’s call her Atheist Amy — has been out of work for a while. She’s two months past due on her mortgage, so it’s important she find work quickly. Turns out she has a lead on a well-paying job. She even has an interview coming up! … But it’s with a fundamentalist [Read More...]