Murder By the Book Features Madalyn Murray O’Hair

A TRU TV (formerly Court TV) show called Murder By the Book features authors discussing a murder case that has fascinated them. Monday night’s episode (10:00 p.m., ET) features author Kathy Reichs talking about the murder of Madalyn Murray O’Hair, the founder of American Atheists. Here’s the synopsis: Forensic anthropologist and best-selling author Kathy Reichs [Read More...]

God’s Eye View

The UK-based Glue Society was commissioned to create artwork depicting “four key Biblical events as if captured by Google Earth.” (One would think that the creative Glue Society could design a better website than the one they have…) Here they are: Moses parting the Red Sea: The Garden of Eden: The Crucifixion: Noah’s Ark on [Read More...]

Checkmate: Christians Win

Edward Current has proven me wrong again: This was the first time: Damn you, Current. Your logic is impossible to refute! (via [tags]atheist, atheism[/tags] [Read more...]

Whose Conversion Would Matter Most?

A couple days ago, Shalini jokingly said she converted and started receiving tons of messages from Christians saying that their prayers were answered. When Anthony Flew came out as a Deist in 2004 (and a book about it came out a couple months ago), a lot of Christians used him as an example of how [Read More...]

Church/State Separation Questions for the Presidential Candidates

Professor Marci Hamilton has a number of pointed questions she would like to ask both the Republican and Democratic presidential candidates regarding their views on church/state separation. The Republicans and Hillary Clinton are asked more direct questions than John Edwards and Barack Obama (who she says do not have records that tie their faith with [Read More...]