A Concerned Atheist Parent

After reading the Time magazine article (from 1970) and perhaps seeing the comments made in the blogosphere, Jeremy is concerned. He’s an atheist parent with custody of his children and he’s worried that his atheism may one day be used against him: As some of you might know, I’m the residential parent for two beautiful [Read More...]

Atheist Poetry Contest

I don’t have any other information on this. There’s no website for it that I can find. I think the winner just gets published copies of their writing. I’ll just put it out there: Incarnate Muse Press is seeking poems for its second atheist poetry anthology. Confront, question, or deny the god of your youth, [Read More...]

Becky Garrison’s Responses to Your Questions

***UPDATE***: A few more responses to your questions are below. As for Christopher Hitchens’ publisher’s non-use of materials, BG says this: Thomas Nelson [BG's publishers] required that writers must obtain permission for anything over 25 words. Christopher Hitchens’ publisher sent me a letter denying me permission to use any material from “God is Not Great.” [Read More...]

Christian OUT Campaign

First, The Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science had their OUT campaign: And now, there is a Christian OUT campaign: That’s apparently a C. Who knew. (Notice that they actually write the word Christian to make it obvious what the letter stands for :)) Why is this needed? Some may wonder why there is [Read More...]

Atheism and Custody Cases

Around 1940, a couple was denied an adoption solely because they were non-religious. Eventually, court action prompted a change in rules and the couple was able to adopt a boy: John Burke, an atheist, and his wife, a pantheist, had left the line blank. As a result, the bureau denied the Burkes’ application. After the [Read More...]