On Twitter, the ‘Godless’ Are Already to Blame for the Boston Marathon Bombing

The usual suspects haven’t weighed in yet, but Twitter is full of ignorant people quick to blame atheists (or at least the secularizing of our country) for the awful bombings that took place in Boston today:


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American Humanist Association Releases Statement About Boston Marathon Explosions

Short and to the point:

“Our thoughts are with all those affected by the devastating tragedy in Boston. The American Humanist Association encourages its members and all humanists to lend support if they are able to do so.”

You can donate blood or funds to the Red Cross by going here. [Read more...]

American Atheists Releases Statement About Boston Marathon Explosions

Obviously, most of the information we have is premature right now, but American Atheists just released this statement:

American Atheists President David Silverman said, “As a native of the Boston area, I am terribly upset about this news. Our hearts go out to the families of the two people who died today, and we wish a speedy recovery to the injured runners and spectators… We call upon those in the area as well as anyone else who wants to help to donate blood and hope investigators are able to find out what happened quickly and safely.”

You can donate blood or funds to the Red Cross by going here. [Read more...]

God or Godless?: A Written Debate Between an Atheist and a Christian

Atheist John W. Loftus and Christian Randal Rauser have co-authored a new book in which they debate a variety of questions about faith. It’s called God or Godless?: One Atheist. One Christian. Twenty Controversial Questions.

The introduction to the book is below:

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Ask Richard: Young Atheist’s Friendship Challenged by Attempts to Save Her Soul

Note: The names in this letter are changed to protect people’s privacy. Dear Richard, I am an eighteen-year-old atheist high school student. I would consider myself “semi-out” as many of my friends know of my atheism but most of my relatives do not. (My older brother is also an atheist, and we are both waiting [Read More...]


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