Atheist Idolatry

Richard Wade here, back to stir up more trouble. Hemant’s recent post about his Christian friend who said he’d rather die than defile his Bible suggested for me that the larger issue there is about idolatry, and how even atheists can slip into it. People create objects to symbolize concepts. Over time they can become [Read More...]

God Has Been Cancelled

He is not coming. You may go home. Nothing to see here. (Thanks to Chad for the link!) [Read more...]

Insight into Sarah Palin’s Theology

Sarah Palin is a member of an Assembly of God church. Guess who just so happened to be a preacher in that denomination? Dan Barker, co-president of the Freedom From Religion Foundation. Well… before he went public as an atheist. He sheds some light on the theology of that church: Pentecostals are “gifted” people. Besides [Read More...]

Would You Give Your Life For a Symbol?

Last night, I met up with an acquaintance of mine — A pretty hard core Christian, even compared to many of the devout religious people I know. One of the topics that came up was PZ Myers‘ recent desecration of a communion wafer. I’m not condoning everything PZ did, but I told my friend I [Read More...]

Hey! That’s Our Letter A!

Reader Marina stumbled onto an “Evangelical Catholic Apologetics” website… and guess what she saw at the bottom of the page? Hey! I thought we atheists owned the letter A. I know this is just some guy’s personal website, but still, this reeks of rotting bananas. [Read more...]