Australian Census Reports Increase in Percentage of Non-Believers

The 2011 Australian census was released today and there’s good news when it comes to religion: While Catholicism has remained the most common religion with a quarter of the population, Anglicans have lost ground to those identifying themselves with no religion. The non-believers are now the second largest group with 22.3 per cent of the [Read More…]

So That’s What Hell Is Like…

Remind me never to go there: (via Pearls Before Swine — Thanks to Dick for the link!) [Read more…]

The Warren-Driven Life

In response to how Pastor Rick Warren wants to control which people his staffers follow on Twitter, reader Dano created this redesign of Warren’s bestselling book: Too bad that book would sell hundreds of millions of copies, too… What exactly would a Warren-Driven life consist of? (Besides lots of Saddlebacking, I mean.) [Read more…]

Actress Cloris Leachman is an Atheist

In an interview with Debra Ollivier of the Huffington Post, actress Cloris Leachman identified unmistakably as an atheist: Well, when I was six years old I heard that God was watching me, and I thought, “No, no, no, we’re not going to have any of that.” And then for many, many years I thought that [Read More…]

When Card Counting Meets Christianity

I had no idea the director of Fight Church was the same guy who directed Holy Rollers (now streaming on Netflix). Holy Rollers was featured on This American Life last week — it’s the story of a group of people who count cards while playing Blackjack and make lots of money. Sound familiar? Maybe. But [Read More…]