Not that you need yet another website about religion to check out, but SoulPancake was created in part by Rainn Wilson (a.k.a. Dwight Schrute from The Office). He mentioned it on Oprah’s Soul Series Webcast yesterday, so you *know* it must be good. He can tell you all about it: They have a 2-second theme [Read More...]

Feces, Nudity, and Suicidal Tendencies: Not Good Ways to Protest at a Church

Here’s another reason not to have a gigantic cross in front of your church. Someone might come along, climb to the top of it, strip down, defecate and spread his waste on the cross, and act all suicidal. At least that’s what this guy did last week: Man, I hope that guy’s not an atheist… [Read More...]

Atheist Bus Campaign in… Calgary!

Starting today, a handful of buses in Calgary (in Alberta, Canada) will feature atheist ads! Signs bearing the message, “There’s probably no God. Now stop worrying and enjoy your life,” will appear on eight Calgary buses for four weeks. “It’s time that we show our point of view,” said Cliff Erasmus, executive director of the [Read More...]

HBO’s Big Love To Show Mormon Temple Ceremony

Ex-Mormon Michael Amini can set this one up: The Mormon temples are considered the most sacred of spaces on Earth. Within the temples, several “saving ordinances” are performed, which are required to enter the highest levels of the Celestial Kingdom, including the Endowment and marriage sealings. It is a significant breach of Mormon law to [Read More...]

The 2008 American Religious Identification Survey

The American Religious Identification Survey has released numbers for 2008 (previous surveys were done in 2001 and 1990). The theme: Atheism is more popular than ever before, as is overall non-religiosity. Hallelujah! Not just that, our numbers are up in every state! USA Today has fantastic graphics if you want to check them out. I [Read More...]