Deepak Chopra: Physics Needs God

Huffington Post recently published an article by Deepak Chopra entitled “Why Physics Needs God but God Doesn’t Need Physics,” and it’s either a thoroughly enjoyable or incredibly frustrating piece, depending on whether or not you enjoy the sort of well-marketed hubris and sophistry at which Chopra excels.

Chopra contends “that physics can’t escape its meeting with God.”

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Pastor Tells Gay Christian: “I Pray That You Will Commit Suicide”

Jim Marjoram just wrote a book (It’s Life Jim) about his life as a gay Christian, and he decided to promote it (and his new ministry to help LGBT Christians) by sending an email to several church leaders in his local Auckland, New Zealand.

For the most part, pastors didn’t respond to him. But Westcity Bible Baptist Church Pastor Logan Robertson offered Jim a suggestion:

We are not interested in your filthy lifestyle or book.

Romans 1 clearly says God has rejected homos and they are worthy of death. You can not be saved.

The bible says you are vile, strange (queer), reprobate, filth, sodomite, natural brute beasts, made to be taken and destroyed…

I pray that you will commit suicide, you filthy child molesting fag.

Pastor Logan Robertson

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Pastor Who Said Killing Gay People Would Solve the AIDS Crisis Faced Protesters Outside His Church This Weekend

Last week, Pastor Steven Anderson made some nasty remarks that, unlike most of the other horrible things he’s said, actually made its way to a wider audience: … If you executed the homos like God recommends, you wouldn’t have all this AIDS running rampant. Over the weekend, there was actually a protest in front of [Read More…]

Atheist Displays in Arlington Heights (Illinois) Have Already Been Vandalized

Last week, the Freedom From Religion Foundation chapter in Chicago put up an atheist display at North School Park in the city of Arlington Heights. It included a five-foot-tall Scarlet A and a banner reading “Are you Good Without God? Millions are” (courtesy of the Chicago Coalition of Reason):

It’s been a week, and I just got word that the display was vandalized: The top of the banner was ripped out of its grommets and the eyehooks that kept the banner attached to its stand were missing.

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A Former Pastor Explains Living Between Belief and Unbelief

Ryan Bell is the former pastor who decided to “try on” atheism for a while when he felt a little pulled in that direction. His decision even cost him his job.

For the past several months, he’s been blogging on Patheos at A Year Without God, though his year is about to come to an end, so it’ll be interesting to see what he does after that.

In the meantime, Bell recently gave a speech at the Center For Inquiry in Los Angeles detailing his theological views and how he came to put his faith to the test. Check it out!

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