Indiana’s “In God We Trust” License Plates

In Indiana last year, a law was passed that allowed the Bureau of Motor Vehicles to issue license plates that were stamped with the label “In God We Trust.” The law was passed by a vote of 134-2. Now, that label alone isn’t a problem. If people want to purchase that specialty plate, with the [Read More...]

Out of the Frying Pan…

The Catholic Church is worried because people are leaving the church… That might be a good thing from an atheist perspective except the people are “join[ing] Pentecostal and other evangelical movements” instead. “We shouldn’t begin by asking ourselves what is wrong with the Pentecostals, but what our own pastoral shortcomings are,” [Cardinal Walter] Kasper told [Read More...]

Interview on British Radio

This past Saturday, I was interviewed on a show called Unbelievable? airing on Premier Christian Radio in the United Kingdom. The host was Justin Brierley and he had me alongside Tom Price of the Damaris Trust, an “educational charity with a Christian foundation.” You can listen to the full interview by going here. [tags]atheist, atheism[/tags] [Read more...]

Skepticism and Credence About Non-Religious Things.

We have had many postings and long discussions about religions, religious beliefs and the political or social effects of religions or religious people. Many commenters have expressed why they disagree with or are skeptical about all those things. But atheists, skeptics, humanists, freethinkers, whatever we non-god-believers call ourselves have more to our lives than constant [Read More...]

Questions for Atheists: What are you thankful for (and to)?

Hey all! Thanks for welcoming me as a contributor to Hemant’s site. I’m excited to be part of the team. As many of you know I am a Christian pastor that has been participating in the conversations here for over a year now. I have a great respect for atheists, and while I obviously don’t [Read More...]