What Beliefs Should Atheists (Not) Teach Their Children?

This is an excerpt from the bad people stole my god by Doug Philips. Philips was a devout Catholic for 40 years before becoming a “full blown non-believer.” The Kindle version of the book is currently available for free. ***Edit***: The free trial has expired, but the book is still relatively cheap … Easily the [Read More…]

A Review of Alain de Botton’s Religion for Atheists

This is an article by James Croft. It appears in the May/June 2012 issue of The Humanist. You can read other articles from this issue and subscribe to the magazine by going to their website. … Let me begin by confessing that I am predisposed to love Religion for Atheists. The project that Swiss popular [Read More…]

Trading Bibles for Science

I already like this better than Smut for Smut. The Eastern Connecticut Atheist and Freethinker Fellowship is holding a “Science for Bibles” exchange in which anyone can turn in a Bible and get a fantastic science book in return: The event is being held to honor “The National Day of Reason,” an alternative to the [Read More…]

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…]