Writer Fay Voshell Waxes Nostalgic About 1930s Censorship, Claims Hollywood Is ‘An Enemy of Christians’

Does Hollywood hate Jesus?

In a fiery essay about movie makers’ supposed bias against religious values, conservative author Fay Voshell hangs her case on a recent kerfuffle over a Christian song that was eliminated from Oscar consideration because one of the songwriters hadn’t played by the nominating rules. Somehow, that’s evidence of anti-Christian bigotry.

Voshell’s piece is interesting reading, which is not to say that it’s convincing, except to some of her commenters who say things like

It is time for a total boycott on every new Hollywood product. These degenerate atheist-marxists worship $$$ and themselves.

and

It’s no accident that a major fault line runs from Hollywood to San Francisco. At an appointed day the wrath will come. God is just.

For her part, Voshell reminisces a little too fondly about the infamous Hays Code, a set of binding moral censorship guidelines that ruled American movie-making from 1930 until 1968.

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Pastor Running an Online Church for the Deaf Comes Out as an Atheist

For a few years now, Pastor Justin Vollmar has been releasing YouTube videos in which he explains biblical concepts and answers theological questions — all in sign language — as part of his “Virtual Deaf Church.”

But his latest video came as a shock because of the secret he revealed: He’s now an atheist.



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How Should Atheists Eulogize Religious Family Members?

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, answers the question: How should atheists eulogize religious family members?:

We’d love to hear your thoughts on the project — more videos will be posted soon — and we’d also appreciate your suggestions as to which questions we ought to tackle next!

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The Man Behind the Viral #CreationDebate Cartoon

During Tuesday night’s debate between Ken Ham and Bill Nye, the most popular image of the night — at least on Twitter and Reddit, where the debate was a major topic of discussion — may have been this cartoon:

I thought it perfectly encapsulated what many of us saw as the major theme of the debate: Bill Nye talking about the heaps of evidence supporting evolution and Ken Ham making constant references to what the Bible said.

The cartoonist behind that image is James MacLeod, a political cartoonist for the Evansville Courier and Press (in Indiana) since 2010. MacLeod told me he has drawn some popular cartoons, especially during election seasons, but that this image was probably his biggest hit to date.

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Nashville’s ‘Atheist Church’ Brings in ‘Super Size Me’ Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock to Lead Services

The Sunday Assembly (a.k.a. “atheist church”) in Nashville, Tennessee will have a special guest leading their upcoming services: Morgan Spurlock, the filmmaker behind the movie “Super Size Me.” Spurlock and Assembly co-founder Sanderson Jones recently spoke with The Tennessean:



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