Interfaith Dialogue from the Christian Perspective

Here’s an article you don’t read everyday. Martin L. Smith explains to fellow Christians the benefits of religious dialogue with atheists. In the process, he actually gets most of his descriptions of atheists correct: … adherents [of atheism or agnosticism] believe human beings can and must create for themselves lives that are worth living, that [Read More...]

Chicago Skepchick Party!

The next Chicagoland Skepchick party will take place on Saturday night, May 17th at 8:30 p.m. Brought to you by Elyse at Skepchick: Galway Arms 2442 N Clark St Chicago, IL … Why: Because it’s May. Because Skepchick loves you. Because it’s an excuse to drink beer. You know you want to come. Hope to [Read More...]

What Just Happened at American Atheists?

Short answer: Only a few people know and they’re not saying much of anything. Yet. Since Ellen Johnson left, Frank Zindler has stepped in as the (temporary) President of American Atheists. But why she left is not all that clear. On American Atheists’ website, a letter to members reads: Following over 13 years of outstanding [Read More...]

Friendly Atheist Contest #26: Ben Stein’s Next Film

Last week, I ran this contest: What will be the title of Ben Stein‘s next film? Here are the Top 3 responses (with submitters)! 3| Give Ben Stein Money After losing losing his shirt with “Expelled,” this documentary follows Ben Stein on skid row as does anything to regain his fortune. (William) 2| Career… Career… [Read More...]

Are They the Same?

Via Jessica Hagy‘s Indexed: Is it fair to put them in the same league? [tags]atheist, atheism, Barack Obama, Jeremiah Wright, Pat Robertson, Jerry Falwell, Hillary Clinton[/tags] [Read more...]