Tearing Through the Bible

You might have heard this story a couple months ago. A high school student had ripped up a Bible in English class as part of a project and was facing consequences from the administration as a result. Maggie Ardiente has the full story in the new issue of The Humanist. To set it up, Christopher [Read More...]

That’s Not Very Nice

Jesus doesn’t like obese people. It seems he doesn’t like vegetarians, either: But when was the last time you saw an obese vegetarian? Now, I don’t know what Jesus wants me to eat… (via Dwindling in Unbelief) [tags]atheist, atheism[/tags] [Read more...]

Mississippi Atheists

You exist! At least a handful of you. And judging by the (at least) ten — ten! — atheist groups in the state, that’s a pretty big handful. vjack of Atheist Revolution is one of the people starting the new Mississippi Atheists blog: Living as an atheist in Mississippi can be a lonely experience. Evangelical [Read More...]

What Makes You Happy?

Sam Harris, author of The End of Faith and Letter to a Christian Nation, answers the question: That’s quite a long, drawn-out response… I could’ve done it in two seconds. Tapioca pudding. I win. (via Atheist Media Blog) [tags]atheist, atheism[/tags] [Read more...]

Body by Jesus

Your pastor wants you to lose weight. “Jesus Christ was not obese,” [Rev. Steve] Reynolds told the audience, pointing to passages in the Bible that describe Jesus walking 40 miles in one day. “I believe the heart of God is so sad today when it comes to our physical shape.” That must explain why God [Read More...]