In Memory of Tina Strobos

Dr. Tina Strobos died earlier this week. She was 91. She saved the lives of more than 100 Jews during the Holocaust by allowing them refuge in her Amsterdam home. She gave them food and medical care. She cleverly found ways to obtain fake passports for them. She was arrested nine times. Her house was [Read More...]

Grief Beyond Belief Group Gets Major Press

Back in June, 2011, Grief Beyond Belief was created in order to support those who experienced the death of a spouse, or child, or friend, but didn’t want to bring religion into the conversation. Rebecca Hensler‘s group is now getting some major media attention, thanks to Kimberly Winston at the Religion News Service: For nonbelievers, [Read More...]

Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens, and an Embrace

Even though the image has been around for a few months now, a few different people sent it along saying the caption underneath it is simply beautiful. They’re absolutely right: It’s odd, thinking about death while being an atheist. To understand that afterward, you are simply not. Dawkins and Hitchens both know that what is [Read More...]

nakedpastor: We Both Go Down Together

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A Brilliant Retort from an Atheist, Hidden Away in a Newspaper…

***Edit***: Comments were accidentally turned off on this post, but they’re back on now. My apologies. … Local newspapers love to publish opinion pieces written by community members. It gives the writers a little more investment in the newspaper (“Hey, look! I got published!”) and the newspaper gets free content that tends to generate a [Read More...]


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