A Torrent of Atheism-Related Books Is About to Be Unleashed

I said yesterday that the “New Atheists” helped revive a movement that has since grown in both size and scope.

Here’s even more evidence of that: The number of books being written about atheism are coming out of the fire hose at full blast. And far from being more “arguments against faith,” they’re covering a wider range of material than ever before. Kimberly Winston wrote about the trend in Publishers Weekly:

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Boston College Prohibits Condom Distribution On Campus

Boston College is a university, and a fairly good one at that. It’s a Catholic institution, stating that it “is committed to maintaining and strengthening the Jesuit, Catholic mission of the University.” Like many Catholic universities, BC has to balance being a religious institution with having a large and diverse student body that is no longer expected to necessarily be of the Catholic mold.

BC is very committed to its Catholic mission and, as such, it will not stand idly by as students violate one of its most important and emphasized doctrines. Refusing to help the poor? No, of course not. Not tending to the infirm? Wrong again! The intolerable violation was the distribution of free condoms:

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This Must Be What the Religious Right Thinks We Do…

Well, it’s finally happened. They leaked the video of a secret meeting between the atheists, feminists, gays, and evolutionists:

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Christian Pastor: I Carry My Wife Around the House Every Day to Show Her Who’s Boss

Our favorite misogynistic pastor, Steven Anderson of the Faithful Word Baptist Church in Tempe, Arizona is back to tell us about his morning rituals with his family. (His previous sermons include one about how his wife cooks for him and another about how women shouldn’t have a say in how our country is run.)

Anderson talks about how one of the things he does every morning is carry his wife across the house and back (3:41): [Read more...]

An Exclusive Excerpt from God and Boobs

Robert H. Schuller is best known as the founder of both the Hour of Power television program and the Crystal Cathedral. He’s easily ranked among the kings of televangelism.

That’s why it’s a something of a shock that his granddaughter, Angie Schuller Wyatt, has just written a book exploring the intersection of faith and sexuality. It’s called (no joke) God and Boobs:

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