You Won’t Believe What Great-Grandma Didn’t

Thomas Lawson recently published the book Letters from an Atheist Nation: Godless Voices of America in 1903. It transcribes articles that were written for the Blue Grass Blade, a freethought newspaper that’s over a century old, articles that answer the question, “Why are you an atheist?” Check out the trailer: It’s amazing that our great-grandparents [Read More...]

Sex & God: How Religion Distorts Sexuality: A Review and An Interview with Author Darrel Ray

The news has been at capacity lately with attacks on issues of sexual freedom, and this book by psychologist Dr. Darrel Ray could not be more important to us all. Sex & God: How Religion Distorts Sexuality. The bold title and cover image of this book will supply you with endless entertainment from the odd [Read More...]

According to Book Describing Members of the Vineyard Church, ‘God Is Not Unlike a Stuffed Snoopy’

In a New Yorker review of T. M. Luhrmann‘s “When God Talks Back: Understanding the American Evangelical Relationship with God,” Joan Acocella points out how desperate members of the Vineyard church are to point out their relationship with god… and how every meaningless action seems to be a sign from him: This casualness carries over [Read More...]

The American Humanist Association Gets Into ePublishing

The American Humanist Association announced yesterday that Humanist Press — their publishing arm since 1995 — would now be the first freethought publisher to put out brand new books in electronic form (for Kindles, Nooks, etc). (Note: Prometheus Books, which also focuses on the freethought community, puts out ebooks as well, but their focus has [Read More...]

Hide That Naughty Word from All the Christians!

When I wrote I Sold My Soul on Ebay, the Christian publishers had two rules regarding my writing: 1) Every mention of God had to be capitalized. (It didn’t make a difference to me.) 2) You can’t swear. (It wasn’t an issue since I usually don’t, anyway…) After that, they let me write whatever I [Read More...]


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