Atheism for Dummies Available for Pre-order

It sounds weird to say this about a Dummies book, but I am *so* excited to read Dale McGowan‘s contribution to the series, Atheism for Dummies:

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Prometheus Books is Partnering Up with Random House Publisher Services

Prometheus just entered into a major agreement with Random House Publisher Services (RHPS) that will broaden its reach while still allowing the mid-sized publishing house to remain independent: [Read more...]

Does the Irrationality of Religion Even Matter?

In Jared Diamond‘s new book The World Until Yesterday, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author writes about how our species’ past practices and traditions can give us insight into the present and future.

Salon excerpted a particular chapter dealing with religion and offers an explanation as to why religion is still such a powerful force today (spoiler: It strengthens community ties): [Read more...]

This is the ‘Most Helpful Customer Review’ for Pastor Mark Driscoll’s New Book

Stephanie Drury‘s scathing review of Mark Driscoll‘s new book Who Do You Think You Are? is the best smackdown I’ve read since Pete Wells went after Guy Fieri‘s restaurant: [Read more...]

That Awkward Moment When a Book Review Becomes a Chance to Blame Atheists for School Shootings

The Creation Museum’s Dr. Georgia Purdom recently came across a copy of a book by Bill Murray, the son of American Atheists founder Madalyn Murray O’Hair. Bill was was raised without religion but became a born-again Christian later in life. [Read more...]