Ted Haggard and Richard Dawkins Meet Monty Python

What happens when you take this… and this… and mash them up? You get this: (Thanks to Helen for the link!) [tags]atheist, atheism, Monty Python, Richard Dawkins, Ted Haggard, Root of All Evil?, dead parrot[/tags] [Read more...]

Evolution Trifecta

Today’s New York Times’ Science section has three incredible articles dealing with evolution. This one is about how there may be a paradigm shift occurring over how we should view Darwinian evolution (emphasis mine): There is certainly no consensus among evolutionary biologists, but development, ecology, genetics and paleontology all provide new perspectives on how evolution [Read More...]

What if the Bible Featured Feminists?

That’s a paraphrase of one of the questions featured in the book Manifesta: Young Women, Feminism, and the Future by Jennifer Baumgardner and Amy Richards. It’s not a new book, but over at Globalizati, we get a snippet from it that could lead to an interesting discussion: After the ladies loosen up around the table, [Read More...]

As Said to a Pastor…

Pastor Tony created a list of the Top 10 things people have said to him over the years in his ministry. Some of my favorites: 10. “We have spent our whole lives trying to protect our children from this kind of secular garbage. We entrust you with our kids and you fill them with this? [Read More...]

One Family: 14 Catholics, 1 Atheist.

17-year-old Sonia Ponce is the only atheist in her family. Many atheists share similar stories, but unlike Sonia, we don’t all have twelve religious siblings in addition to our two religious parents. Sonia shares her story on New York Public Radio. The link also contains a transcript of the radio story. We are from Mexico, [Read More...]