How to Come Out As an Atheist

Patrick Mitchell has written a lengthy guide to coming out as an atheist on his website Coffee Shop Atheist. The first part deals with actually coming out, the second focuses on how various kinds of believers will react to your deconversion, and the third (upcoming) will talk about the different kinds of atheists. Regarding coming [Read More...]

A Celebration of McCollum v. Board of Education

The landmark Supreme Court case McCollum v. Board of Education — which put a stop to religious education in public school — originated at a school district in Champaign, Illinois. In honor of the 65th anniversary of that decision, the Illini Secular Student Alliance will be hosting a screening this Thursday night of The Lord [Read More...]

Care to Design a Cover for My Audio Book…?

I mentioned before that the audio book version of I Sold My Soul on eBay will soon be coming out. Because it’s being released by a different publisher (Pitchstone Publishing) than the one that put out the book (Waterbrook Press), we can’t use the same cover: That’s why I’m asking readers for help. I have [Read More...]

I *Knew* I Shouldn’t Have Confessed…

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Ask Richard: Atheist’s Christian Father Poses Challenging Questions

Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Hi Hemant and Richard, My dad is a fundamentalist Christian who has only recently discovered I’ve become an atheist. Luckily, he has a very logical/curious intellect which I know has been clouded by his own religious upbringing, and now he’s interested in engaging in a [Read More...]


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