Christian Store Ends ‘Read with Discernment’ Program

LifeWay Christian Stores has decided to get rid of its ridiculous “Read with Discernment” program, in which certain books were marked with stickers encouraging people to “read cautiously.” I posted about this program a couple years ago. Since most of it is still relevant, I wanted to repost it here (with a couple edits to [Read More...]

How Much is That Dawkins Book?

Reader Justin went to a local Barnes & Noble the other night and noticed that the price for Richard Dawkin‘s The Greatest Show on Earth had been reduced. He used his Members’ card, bought a copy, and only after did he see the final price: The only thing that would make it more amusing is [Read More...]

The Purpose-Driven Atheist

Dan Barker, the co-president of the Freedom From Religion Foundation and author of Godless: How an Evangelical Preacher Became One of America’s Leading Atheists, is one of the few notable atheists who actually lived his life under the spell of religion. He knows first-hand what it’s like to come out as an atheist and lose [Read More...]

Win a Copy of Red Neck, Blue Collar, Atheist

Hank Fox is an atheist from upstate New York and he’s just put out a book of his thoughts regarding religion called Red Neck, Blue Collar, Atheist: Simple Thoughts About Reason, Gods and Faith. This book is far more emotional than the other atheist books you may have read — it focuses on the transformation [Read More...]

An Excerpt from Moral Combat: Black Atheists, Gender Politics, and the Values Wars

Despite all the press we’ve seen in the past few years, the number of atheist books on the market is still pretty small. It’s even rarer to see a book about atheism from a female perspective. It’s even rarer still to see a book about atheism from a black female perspective. Ayaan Hirsi Ali is [Read More...]