Were Any of our Presidents Closeted Atheists?

Melanie Cornell at the Illini Secular Student Alliance offers her take on which of our presidents might have been closeted atheists: Considered Lincoln’s closest acquaintance, William Herndon attempted to describe the sheer complexity of Lincoln’s religious views, stating Lincoln was “at times, an atheist.” He also claimed Lincoln was a follower of Darwin (before it [Read More…]

You Can’t Take the Job Because of *That*?

Peter, the Preacher’s Kid, is back and he’s talking about his parents’ divorce. Which reminds him of his parents’ marriage. Which reminds him of that one time his dad was trying to make ends meet… Flashback to fall ’94. My parents were young, realigning themselves as professionals after returning from years of missionary work in [Read More…]

So That’s How a Jesus Fish Works…

Borrowing a page from Douglas Adams‘ The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Crispian Jago explains the Jesus Fish: (via Science, Reason and Critical Thinking) [Read more…]

An Interview with God and David Javerbaum, Authors of The Last Testament: A Memoir

You would think The Lord Almighty would be a little busy, but with the release of his new book, The Last Testament: A Memoir — written with the help of former Executive Producer of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart David Javerbaum — he’s doing something of a publicity tour. Wouldn’t you know it, he [Read More…]

Ice Cream Craving

They come up with new flavors all the time, don’t they…? (Thanks to Mark for the link!) [Read more…]


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