Book Review: Godless by Dan Barker

I just finished Dan Barker‘s excellent book Godless: How an Evangelical Preacher Became One of America’s Leading Atheists. Dan is the co-president of the Freedom From Religion Foundation and the author of Losing Faith in Faith. Much of that book is reprised in this more updated version. But if you haven’t read the older book, [Read More...]

Website Help?

I know I’ve asked this before, but I could use some website help… I’d like to figure out how to make this site more Google-able and that may involve setting up the proper link for a sitemap (I don’t think the current one works), making sure the titles for the pages look right, fixing up [Read More...]

The Faith of the Candidates

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly ran a straight-forward, fair piece about at the religions of the presidential and vice-presidential candidates — including Sarah Palin and That One. It’s a quick video, or you can just check out the transcript! (Thanks to Jeff for the link!) [Read more...]

Atheist at a Megachurch

This Wednesday night, I’ll be speaking at Kensington Community Church (Troy Campus) in Troy, Michigan (just outside Detroit) about my church-going experiences. The plan is for the pastor to interview me — we’ll discuss what I discovered at churches across the country and my own experiences dealing with Christians as an atheist. If you’re in [Read More...]

I Think You Misunderstood…

Reader Nancy sends this amusing anecdote via email: While on lunch duty for the middle school of our Episcopal preK-12 school, the 8th grade history teacher told us that he had been having a discussion about freedom of religion when one of the students made the comment that he was agnostic. At that point another [Read More...]