Christian Company Receives Brilliant Smackdown from a Polite Atheist

Dale McGowan‘s working on a website for Foundation Beyond Belief, an organization that will focus on humanist generosity and allow for charitable giving from atheists. One web design firm Dale looked into sent him this letter in response to his inquiry: Hi Dale, I appreciate the time you took to fill out our website questionnaire. [Read More...]

An Atheist and a Christian: A Love Story… Update!

I wrote about Kate and Erik a while back — they’re the atheist and Christian couple who found a way to make their relationship work. Both comment on this site frequently. There’s a bit of an update… They’re engaged! I take full credit, of course. (The first child better be named Hemant.) Congratulations to them [Read more...]

Who’s More Effective at De-Converting Christians?

There’s a fantastic interview with Zach Weiner, the man behind Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal, at The Freethinker. And it features one of my favorite SMBC comics: Here’s the exchange that stood out to me the most: FT: There has recently been a change of tone in the discourse surrounding religion, with the so-called New Atheists [Read More...]

Interfaith Understanding

A quotation from Jesus and Mo, discussing the Tony Blair Faith Foundation: Promoting peace by increasing inter-faith understanding makes about as much sense as promoting sobriety by increasing alcohol consumption. Discuss. [Read more...]

An Atheistic “Christian” Writes About Community in a Church

There’s a segment of Humanists that has tried (with varying degrees of success) to create local communities around the country — promoting “Sunday schools” for atheists and whatnot. The idea behind it is that “organized atheism” might not be an oxymoron and could actually be useful in helping advance our ideas. Robert Jensen couldn’t find [Read More...]


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