The Tim Minchin Song That Peter Fincham of ITV Doesn’t Want You to Hear

Tim Minchin recently recorded a song comparing Jesus to Woody Allen (“short, Jewish, philosophical, a bit hesitant”) for the Jonathan Ross Show on ITV. It’s hilarious and worth a watch: The problem is that after that song was taped, the director of television for ITV, Peter Fincham, stopped it from going on the air. He [Read More…]

Responding to the Most Common Arguments for God’s Existence

This is a guest post by Kathy Orlinsky. Kathy writes at The Stochastic Scientist blog. … I listen to a lot of theological discussions and debates. Often, someone will mention the name of a common argument for God’s existence… but I can never seem to remember which argument is which. Maybe you’re in the same [Read More…]

Will We Ever Live in a Secular Society?

This is a guest post by Ryne P. Smith. Ryne is an atheist living in Chicago, trying to figure out how to be a biology teacher. … I am fortunate enough to work in what I consider to be a secular workplace. We have a Holiday Tree and written into the rules of the desk [Read More…]

How Can Atheist Parents Break Religion Tradition and Help Their Children?

There are plenty of atheists out there who choose to take their children to a church for a number of reasons: It sounds like the “right” thing to do, they want to raise their children with good morals (as if religion is the only route to doing that), their spouse wants to go to church [Read More…]

Ask Richard: Atheist Being Included in Religious Discussions at Work

Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Dear Richard, I live in the heart of the Bible belt and have recently come out about my lack of beliefs. It has been quite the shock for my Christian family, friends and co-workers. Thankfully my co-workers have been the least judgmental of all. My [Read More…]


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