Besides being a really funny video, it contains my favorite hypothetical description of Jesus of all time. I would transcribe it for you, but there is absolutely no way it can be done justice by writing it down. [Read more...]
The Public Religion Research Institute has just released the 2012 American
Values Survey (PDF) and it focuses on, among other things, how the religiously unaffiliated will shape the upcoming elections (“and beyond”).
It also talks about our changing demographics, the rise of the Nones, and our views on a variety of social issues.
Let’s get to the good stuff: [Read more...]
Saber is still in jail.
His friend Maikel Nabil Sanad was accused of the same crime — blasphemy — but managed to write a blistering article in Foreign Policy against the blasphemy laws in Egypt. It’s called “Yes, I’m a blasphemer. Get over it.” In it, he tells the stories of person after person who got arrested, jailed, and tortured for doing nothing more than criticizing religion: [Read more...]