Actions Speak Louder Than Words

I got emails today from the Freedom From Religion Foundation and American Atheists. For what it’s worth, I’m a due-paying member of both organizations. I support them both and will most likely continue to do so in the future. But I think the emails illustrate where the groups are today and which one is going [Read More...]

“Atheism Has No Redeeming Social Value”

Dr. Roger Olson, a professor of theology at Baylor University, attacks atheism (but not atheists) in an opinion piece for The Lariat newspaper: We have to recognize atheists’ full freedom to believe God does not exist, but we don’t have to embrace atheism as a social good. In fact, I would argue that atheism has [Read More...]

ACLU Helps a Christian (Again)

If you ever wanted to disprove the myth that the American Civil Liberties Union only helps non-religious people, this story is a great one: Capt. Peter Brown — who served in Iraq for more than a year and was a graduate of the elite U.S. military academy West Point — said in a statement issued [Read More...]

Atheist Shooter?

Last week, there was a shooting at a Cleveland high school. Columnist Mitch Albom wrote about the killer and described him this way: The shooter, a 14-year-old named Asa Coon, reportedly was into Goth music and dress, claimed to be an atheist and worshipped shock rock singer Marilyn Manson. He wore a Manson T-shirt the [Read More...]

It’s Just Fire

Unless you think it looks like the former Pope: From The Daily Mail: Service director Jarek Cielecki, a Polish priest and close friend of John Paul II, travelled to Poland after hearing an onlooker had photographed the image. Father Cielecki said he was convinced the picture showed the former pontiff. “You can see the image [Read More...]