The Berenstain Bears are Christian

Just looking at these actual book covers, I now feel like my childhood was somehow tainted… who knew the Berenstain Bears were evangelical Christians? The books are selling quite well, with over 100,000 copies sold since their release on September 30th. Mike Berenstain, who has authored the Berenstain books with his mother Jan (his father [Read More...]

Why do Churches Fear Gay Marriage?

Salon interviewed author Richard Rodriguez about Proposition 8, among other topics. He offers a different take on why the church continues to oppose gay marriage: As the American family fractures and the majority of women choose to live without men, churches are losing their grip on power and scapegoating gays and lesbians for their failures. [Read More...]

Atheist Bus Campaign… in Australia? Ad Company Says No

We have atheist buses in Britain. We have atheist buses in Washington, D.C.: Will we have atheist buses in Australia? Not anytime soon. Three separate slogans were proposed to APN Outdoor — the company that handles bus advertising in most Australian capitals. Atheism: Because there is no credible evidence Celebrate reason: Sleep in on Sunday [Read More...]

Toby Keith on the War on Christmas

In case you missed it on A Colbert Christmas, here’s country music star Toby Keith singing about the War on Christmas and what he’s going to do to us evil atheists! [Read more...]

The Almost All-Encompassing Holiday Hymn

A Medium Large comic that mentions Jainism? I like it. Reader Joe offers the following challenge to go with it: Identify each of the religions the panels allude to without using Wikipedia! (Thanks to Joe for the link!) [Read more...]