Get in There!

If anyone caught The Colbert Report last night, you heard Stephen open up the show with this teaser (hand gestures included): This is the church. This is the steeple. Open the doors… Get in there, you atheist! (Done and done.) [tags]atheist, atheism, Stephen Colbert[/tags] [Read more...]

Keep Your Eye on The Boston Globe This Sunday

Looks like a major story on atheism (focusing on Harvard’s Humanist Chaplain Greg Epstein) will be published on Sunday in The Boston Globe. It also looks like the article will be discussing the positive aspects of Humanism and atheism — not just the usual atheism vs. religion stuff. Can’t wait to read it. [tags]atheist, atheism[/tags] [Read more...]

Refusing Evangelism

An atheist blog reader (wishing to remain anonymous) sent me an email. The person (“Bob”) often receives messages/emails/calls from a close friend who happens to be Christian. The Christian ask Bob how he is doing, if work is going well, and oh yeah, if he is attending church now. It gets annoying. And even though [Read More...]

90 Minutes in Heaven; 120 Minutes in Hell

Publishers Marketplace reports (via email) that Don Piper‘s book 90 Minutes in Heaven has been sold to a production studio. Meaning you could be seeing the movie version before long… NYT bestselling authors Don Piper and Cecil Murphey’s 90 MINUTES IN HEAVEN, in which Baptist minister Piper recounts his death, passage to heaven, and return [Read More...]

Atheist Rally in Texas Recap

Over the weekend, a Texas rally for state/church separation occurred. There wasn’t a huge turnout (is there ever?) at the rally — only about 100 people — but American Atheists Texas State Director Joe Zamecki says this: The old joke used to be “Atheists held a picket today, at which all 12 Atheists in America [Read More...]