A Theologian Talks About Being an Atheist Ally

When it happens, you have to give credit where it’s due. Here’s Christian theologian Caryn Riswold talking about why it was wrong for the Democrats to put God back into their party platform even though the reference wasn’t needed: My beliefs in and about God do not need to be imposed on everyone else. That’s [Read More…]

Christians Should Know About the Secular Right, Says Writer

Bryan Roberts, writing for the magazine RELEVANT, tries to urge his fellow Christians to rise above the hyper-partisan discourse. Among his reminders to other Christians: “Those who argue over politics don’t love their country more than others” and “Thinking your party’s platform is unflawed is a mistake.” Obviously, he has his target audience, but it [Read More…]

Every Christian Right Group Needs to Take This Quiz

So much for their “religious liberties” being threatened. United Church of Christ Rev. Emily C. Heath put together a nice quick quiz to determine if your religious liberty is, indeed, under attack. A sampling of the questions: 4. My religious liberty is at risk because: A) I am not allowed to pray privately. B) I [Read More…]

Richard Dawkins: ‘Who Cares About Creationists? They Don’t Know Anything’

Bill Nye, eat your heart out. CNN has an interview with Richard Dawkins in which he elaborates on the importance and truth of evolution. He holds nothing back and he’s not in the habit of trying to be politically correct when it comes to science education. So this is fun to watch How do you [Read More…]

The Presidential Candidates Respond to Science Questions, Weirdly Appear to Take Them Seriously

Though you won’t see the two major party nominees donning lab coats behind their podiums (podia?) hurling beakers at each other, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney participated in a “debate” on science-related issues. Well, more like their campaigns submitted written responses on science policy questions to the ScienceDebates.org organization, which were recently posted on their [Read More…]