How Seriously Should Religious Liberals Take Jesus?

There are many religious liberals who insist that the Bible is not meant to be taken literally. We should not trust what is written in the Old Testament — rather, we should only trust in and listen to Jesus. But Jesus says a lot of things that are ridiculous and untrue. So where do they [Read More...]

When Should a Fetus Be Given Rights?

This guest post is by Jesse Galef, who works for the American Humanist Association. He usually blogs at Rant & Reason. … This is the second time this month I’ve agreed with Steven Waldman. Uncanny and unexpected. In his piece on Beliefnet, he makes the case that our abortion policy shouldn’t focus on a distinct [Read More...]

Faith Fighter 2: Religious Tolerance

The Faith Fighter game released by Molleindustria had to be taken offline after complaints from religious groups worldwide. But the creators have replaced it with a different game: We regretted the use of irony and violence and this time we want to offer you a positive, nonviolent educational game that teaches the universal values of [Read More...]

How To Grow Your Atheist Group

How do you grow your atheist group? It’s simple, and it doesn’t matter whether you’re talking about a college group, a MeetUp group, or a national organization’s affiliate group. I’ll quote Dr. Bruce Flamm, an atheist group leader himself: “Our group started growing when we realized people wanted to go out and enjoy life, not [Read More...]

The View Ladies Discuss Atheism… It’ll Make Your Head Hurt

Because of The New York Times article on atheism the other day, the ladies of The View were discussing religion on Monday. You know this will be entertaining. Or painful. Maybe both. The question to open up the discussion: “What if your child married an atheist?” To recap: Sherri Shepherd says marrying an atheist would [Read More...]