Nicely Done, Twitter Followers

Well, one milestone has been reached. Now, I shoot for 1,000! [Read more...]

Keep Church Out of…

In the debate over gay marriage, I’ve heard a lot of calls to keep the church out of the bedroom. In other words, the church shouldn’t have any control over what you do in the privacy of your bedroom. Modern Girl says that’s not enough. She wants to keep the church out of all the [Read More...]

Roger Ebert Discusses His Religious Views

Film critic Roger Ebert doesn’t use the word atheist, agnostic, or Secular Humanist to describe himself, though he tends to follow the tenets of Humanism. He was a wonderful piece on his site today describing his feelings toward religion — it mentions the good and bad qualities of churches, how he came to leave his [Read More...]

Missionary Deconverted by Amazon Tribe

You definitely don’t hear this side of the story very often. Daniel Everett was a missionary sent to meet the Pirahã tribe in the Brazilian Amazon, “translate the Bible for them, and ultimately bring them to Christ.” There’s a slight twist to the story: Instead, [the Pirahã] brought him to atheism. “The Pirahãs have shown [Read More...]

How Does Religion Contribute to Views on Global Warming?

This guest post is by Jesse Galef, who works for the American Humanist Association. He usually blogs at Rant & Reason. The Pew Forum is a reliable source of interesting surveys. This most recent one shows how strongly various religious groups believe that global warming is occurring and if so, whether the warming is caused [Read More...]