In Honor of Slain Atheist Avijit Roy, Here’s a Collection of His Work

Earlier this year, author Avijit Roy and his wife were attacked when returning home from a book fair in Dhaka, Bangladesh. While his wife survived, Roy did not. He was the first of four atheists brutally killed in the country so far this year.

[Read more…]

A Vampire Movie… with a Secular Theme

The Gospel According to Stephenson is a vampire film that doubles as a battle between religion and atheism:

[Read more…]

The Story of Jesus… from God’s Perspective

We’re all pretty familiar with the stories of Creation, and Noah’s Ark, and David & Goliath… but the Bible offers a detached view of its characters.

What would it look like if you could read the Bible from God’s perspective?

That’s the gist of Chris Matheson‘s new book The Story of God: A Biblical Comedy about Love (and Hate) (Pitchstone Publishing, 2015):

In the excerpt below, Matheson tells us what God was thinking when it came to Jesus:

[Read more…]

A Wonderful New Ad Features a Woman Stopping a Gay Couple from Getting Married

In a wonderful (but sadly fake) ad that mocks people like Kim Davis, a woman stops a gay couple from getting married before they ruin the sanctity of marriage:

[Read more…]

What It’s Like to Be an Atheist Surrounded by Religion

Tom Chivers of BuzzFeed (UK), who previously asked atheists how they found meaning in life, is back with a disturbing look at what it’s like to be an atheist in a highly-religious society:

Here’s just one excerpt, from Ajanta Deb Roy in Bangladesh:

[Read more…]