Can You Help an Author Writing About Young Atheists?

David Seidman has written books all over the young adult spectrum ranging from one about an American Idol contestant to a Spider-Man story to more serious subjects such as teenage life in Iran and South Africa. He has also written for the Los Angeles Times. His latest project is one that I am really optimistic [Read More...]

Hitchens to Speak About New Book in Washington, DC

Christopher Hitchens‘ new book, the autobiography Hitch-22, will be released on June 2nd: It has the distinctive bright yellow cover of his previous books. However, this one is shinier. Therefore, it will be better. (Don’t question my logic.) Hitchens will be speaking at the 6th & I Historic Synagogue in Washington, DC on June 13th [Read More...]

Ask Richard: What Books Can Help My Catholic Siblings Become More Rational?

Richard, I read your column with interest, as many of the issues pertain to my family situation. Immersed in Catholicism until age 19 when I quit the seminary and joined the US Navy, I left behind a thoroughly delusional extended family of Catholics, none of whom have ever doubted the world view they were indoctrinated [Read More...]

Einstein’s God: Can We Reconcile Science and Religion?

Can we reconcile science and religion? The host of American Public Media’s Speaking of Faith, Krista Tippett, believes we can. She calls them both “pursuits of cohesive knowledge and underlying truths” and does not believe they are necessarily in opposition. (Clearly, a view everyone reading this shares…) In her new book, Einstein’s God: Conversations About [Read More...]

A Debate on “Good Without God”

In the latest issue of the Secular Student Alliance’s eMpirical, there’s a debate on Greg Epstein‘s book Good Without God: What a Billion Nonreligious People Do Believe: Sharon Moss, president of the Humanist Community of Central Ohio, is a fan of Epstein’s message: If our message is going to reach beyond just white men — [Read More...]