Atheist Alliance International Convention 2007

You can now download the schedule and registration form (PDF) for the Atheist Alliance International convention, taking place in Washington, D.C. Friday through Sunday, September 28-30. There are festivities beforehand as well. Guests will include practically everyone who has written a book about atheism that appeared on the New York Times Bestsellers List: Richard Dawkins, [Read More...]

A Christian Pastor Responds (Part 1)

A while back, I asked readers to pose questions to Mike Clawson, a Christian pastor who frequently comments on this site. There were a lot of great questions, and today, I’ll begin posting Mike’s responses. Here’s Mike: … Several of the questions put to me were very similar. A few of you (Dan Harlow, Robert, [Read More...]

I Sold My Soul On eBay Review: A Load of Bright

Toby posted his review of I Sold My Soul on eBay at A Load of Bright. He says a number of positive things such as this: If you had told me a month ago that someone could write a book about religion that could be read by both Christians and atheists, and that they could [Read More...]

Teaching the Bible in Texas Schools

Our favorite religion reporter at The Wall Street Journal, Suzanne Sataline, writes about how teaching the Bible in public school is (*big gasp*) causing a debate in Texas. The text used in Odessa high schools, developed by the nonprofit National Council on Bible Curriculum in Public Schools, represents as fact that the Bible was a [Read More...]

Some Final Remarks on Jerry Falwell

Fred Phelps will be picketing Falwell’s funeral (via Daylight Atheism). This is ironic. Phelps writes that Falwell espoused “false doctrines like ‘God loves everyone.’”… which is completely untrue. Falwell’s God hated everyone who wasn’t his brand of fundamental Christianity. The Onion asked “people” what they thought of his death… Televangelist Jerry Falwell Dead Moral Majority [Read More...]