American Atheists Billboards Go After Presidential Candidates’ Faith

American Atheists just put up two new billboards that go after President Obama‘s Christianity and Mitt Romney‘s Mormonism (though they never mention the candidates by name): The billboards will be located in Charlotte, NC, where the Democratic National Convention will be held, September 3 – 6, 2012. All companies contacted in Tampa, Florida, where the [Read More…]

If Only Christians Would Admit the God of the Old Testament Was Evil…

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An Interview with Mary Johnson, a Nun Who Worked Under Mother Teresa and Later Became an Atheist

Twenty years ago, Mary Johnson was a nun. In fact, until 1997, Johnson was serving as a nun under Mother Teresa in the Missionaries of Charity. In her time with the woman excoriated by Christopher Hitchens in The Missionary Position, she travelled Europe, trained other sisters, and studied theology. Since leaving the order, Johnson has [Read More…]

An Update on the Young Atheists Book

A draft of the book is complete! (With a week before school starts, too. Woo!) Now, the plan is to read through everything 3209423 times over the next several days, clean up the material and make sure the continuity is there (especially since the chapters were written out of order), double check the citations, get [Read More…]

An Atheist Conference in the Carolinas

If you’re an atheist living in North or South Carolina, this conference on September 28th-30th may be of interest to you: The Carolinas Secular Conference is an annual opportunity for Freethinkers from across the Carolinas region to come together and share ideas, plans, and initiatives between themselves, for local groups, and the region as a [Read More…]