Why Are So Many Evangelical Christians Pregnant?

When you found out that Sarah Palin‘s underage daughter, Bristol Palin, got knocked up, what was your reaction? Were you surprised? Did you want to denounce the mother for her hypocrisy? Did you want to say “I told you so” to anyone who supported abstinence-only sex education? Another question: What was your reaction when you [Read More...]

Maybe Atheists Shouldn’t Be in Foxholes…

Jessica Hagy offers a different take on the (completely inaccurate) saying, “There are no atheists in foxholes.” [Read more...]

Your Non-Atheism-Related Hobbies

What do you do with your time when you’re not thinking about atheism or going to school/work? [Read more...]

Is This Christian Law School Lying About Its Success?

The late Jerry Falwell founded Liberty University in 1971. The Liberty University School of Law opened in 2004. The dean of the law school, Mat Staver, is raving about his school’s success: “The new results from the Virginia bar pass rate for Liberty University School of Law at 94.44 percent is absolutely phenomenal,” he contends. [Read More...]

Richard Dawkins: Against Harry Potter?

Since Richard Dawkins is retiring from his post as Charles Simonyi professor for the public understanding of science at Oxford this week, you’ll be reading a lot about him in the next several days. There is a nice personal interview with him in The Guardian. Some highlights: In Dawkins’ view, there is a battle taking [Read More...]