Atheism in Europe

The Wall Street Journal ran an interesting article on Atheism in Europe last week: Passive indifference to faith has left Europe’s churches mostly empty. But debate over religion is more intense and strident than it has been in many decades. Religion is re-emerging as a big issue in part because of anxiety over Europe’s growing [Read More...]

Atheist Alum

My alma mater, the University of Illinois at Chicago, has an article in the weekly campus newspaper promoting the book and the Barbara’s Bookstore event! Like most articles written about the book and the eBay auction, there are some points I would correct, but overall, it’s nice to feel supported by the school paper. And [Read More...]

Carnival of the Godless #64

The new Carnival of the Godless is at Neural Gourmet. Go check it out! The next CotG is at Klaas Acts in two weeks. Submit your entries here! [tags]atheist, atheism, Carnival of the Godless, Klaas Acts, Neural Gourmet[/tags] [Read more...]

Harvard Radio

Harvard University’s radio station did a nice story on the upcoming New Humanism conference. The reporter, Alyce de Carteret, spoke to Greg Epstein, the Harvard Humanist Chaplain; Amanda Shapiro, president of the Harvard Secular Society; and myself. You can download the piece here (MP3). (Guess which one of us did the interview by phone?) [tags]atheist, [Read More...]

Ellery Schempp

While we’re talking about new blogs, here’s one by Professor Stephen D. Solomon of New York University. Solomon went to Georgetown University for law school and has a new book coming out late next month: Ellery’s Protest: How One Young Man Defied Tradition and Sparked the Battle over School Prayer is about Ellery Schempp. If [Read More...]