Man’s got a point.
Tomorrow night, David Viviano of Atheist Hangouts will host a live conversation with former Minnesota Vikings punter and LGBT-rights activist Chris Kluwe:
Kluwe, who will be appearing at the American Atheists convention in Salt Lake City in April, is also the author of the hilariously-titled Beautifully Unique Sparkleponies:
Usually, when I link to an advice column, it’s because the advice-giver said something so completely wrong, it’s deserves mocking. When the advice column is written by a religious figure, the odds of that happening are even greater. (Think Rev. Billy Graham‘s column.)
But Rev. Jason Peterson, writing for the Algona Upper Des Moines newspaper, had such a fantastic response to the question “How should Christians approach the question of school prayer?” that it’s worth our attention. Instead of arguing about those damned liberal hippie Communist atheists who took prayer out of our schools, Peterson gives us proper background on the issue and offers a very reasonable approach for Christians to follow:
This past June, in response to a Ten Commandments monument outside the Bradford County Courthouse in northern Florida, American Atheists installed a bench peppered with quotations about atheism and church/state separation: