Best Methods for a Campus Atheist Group?

happycynic wants to start an atheist group at his college. The atheists he knows are a mixture of militant and not-so-offensive. Some people are agnostics, some are skeptics, some are Pastafarians. Not everyone has the same agenda. Some want to debate. Some want to actively promote non-theism. Some just a group for the social aspects. [Read More...]

How Do You Keep the Atheist Group Momentum Going?

Reader Samuel is a leader of the Agnostic & Atheist Student Association (AgASA) at the University of California Davis. Friday night, Dan Barker — author of Godless: How an Evangelical Preacher Became One of America’s Leading Atheists — spoke to the group. It was a successful event and Samuel is facing a wonderful problem: … [Read More...]

Atheism at Wheaton College

Last year, I wrote about an anonymous girl who became an atheist while she was a student at (evangelical Christian) Wheaton College. She has since graduated. One of the people she met along her journey is writing a book about student culture at Wheaton and he has an entire chapter about our anonymous girl. The [Read More...]

Upcoming Speaking Events

I’m speaking at a couple schools in Illinois over the next couple weeks. Consider this a heads up: I’ll be at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL on Wednesday, November 12th at 7:00 p.m. More information can be found here. Also, I’ll be at Elmhurst College on Tuesday, November 18th. More information on that event [Read More...]

5000 Joined. 2 Left. Now What Happens…?

Best Facebook group status ever: Two people left the group…? What will the group’s creator do now?! JT has an interesting way of putting it: I wonder if that’s anything like swallowing Jesus at communion only to throw him up fifteen minutes later. (via DisComforting Ignorance) [Read more...]


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