The Great Atheist Cookie Recipe Search

I’d never heard of Resurrection Cookies… but Christians are supposed to make them with their children, explaining the Bible along the way: 1. Preheat oven to 300 F. Place pecans in zipper baggie and let children beat them with the wooden spoon to break into small pieces. Explain that after Jesus was arrested he was [Read More...]

A Thorough Walkthrough of the Creation Museum

Dan Gilbert recently visited the Creation Museum and documented his trip. I know, I know. You’ve heard all you ever needed to hear about the museum. But! This is one of the most thorough walkthroughs you’ll read of the place and Dan has some of the *best* images I’ve seen. The posts are broken up [Read More...]

A Petition to Ban Divorce: It Protects Traditional Marriage!

I’m sure Focus on the Family, the Mormons, and anyone else who supported Proposition 8 (banning gay marriage in California) will be thrilled about John Marcotte‘s amusing petition to get the 2010 California Marriage Protection Act on the ballot. The act would ban divorce in the state. People who supported Prop 8 weren’t trying to [Read More...]

Faith Leaders Take Advantage of Women, Survey Says

Here’s a depressing statistic: One in every 33 women who attend worship services regularly has been the target of sexual advances by a religious leader, a survey released Wednesday says. The study, by Baylor University researchers, found that the problem is so pervasive that it almost certainly involves a wide range of denominations, religious traditions [Read More...]

Chester Cook, the Airport Chaplain

Say what you will about religious chaplains, Rev. Chester Cook is not too bad of a guy. I actually wouldn’t mind his services every now and then… By some definitions, Cook has the largest church in the country. As the full-time chaplain of Atlanta’s international airport, his flock includes the 56,000 employees and a quarter [Read More...]