How Would You Rate the Speakers?

The Unbrainwashed made the following comment about the Nightline debate: I actually found [Kirk] Cameron and [Ray] Comfort to be much more articulate than the atheists. They just seem more at ease and able to engage in a discourse more readily than their atheist counterparts. That’s not to say that their arguements are valid, just [Read More...]

I Sold My Soul On eBay Review: Memoirs of a Skepchick

Donna posted her review of I Sold My Soul on eBay at the Skepchick blog– Most of it is an interview; the rest is her commentary. Here’s the upside: … I highly recommend this book to anyone who wants to peek inside Christian churhces [sic] without physically attending a church service, and to those who, [Read More...]

TeacherPreacher Update

Remember the story of the atheist student who taped his history teacher raving about Creationism? Then remember how the school board solved the problem by banning tape recorders in the classroom? Here’s the case in a nutshell: Matthew [LaClair] recorded his history teacher, David Paszkiewicz, making comments in class in September, including remarks that only [Read More...]

A Calmer Dialogue

My eBay “soul buyer” Jim Henderson will be featured in the Christian Science Monitor tomorrow. He moderated a dialogue with Christians and atheists titled “God – for people who hate church.” What prompted this dialogue? Jane Lampman writes: Some Christians, concerned that millions of Americans never cross the threshold of a church, want to understand [Read More...]

Nightline Debate Recap

What was that? That was awful. The editing. The quick cutaways. The posing of questions, but not showing the responses… They did show: Kelly’s comment about Jesus possibly not even being a man. (There were so many decent responses to the question of what atheists do with “Jesus”… this was not one of the better [Read More...]