When People Change Religions, Logic and Reason Aren’t Always in the Picture

In a brief but fascinating interview with Staks Rosch at Publishers Weekly, author Susan Jacoby talks about her new book Strange Gods: A Secular History of Conversion:

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She explained why people change their faith — and wouldn’t you know it, logic and reason aren’t always the primary reasons.

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Humanists Will Continue Legal Battle Against Colorado School District That Promoted Christianity

In June of 2014, the American Humanist Association’s Appignani Humanist Legal Center sent a letter to the Douglas County School District in Colorado detailing extensive evidence that officials at Highlands Ranch High School and Cougar Run Elementary School, in their capacities as district employees, were promoting Christianity and raising money for a Fellowship of Christian Athletes’ mission trip.

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The Scandal That Rocked Sovereign Grace Ministries

We’ve posted before about the Sovereign Grace Ministries scandal, but if you’re unfamiliar with the story, Tiffany Stanley has an eye-opening article in the Washingtonian discussing what happened and how people were affected by it:

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Political Religious Pandering: The Difference Between Democrats and Republicans

When it comes to religious pandering in the U.S., Republicans are easy targets. They objectively advance legislation and rhetoric that conflate church and state in obvious (and wholly inappropriate) ways on a far more frequent basis than Democrats. But when all is said and done, Democrats can and do play the same game. So why do Democrats seem to get a free pass? The Devil, as they say, is in the details.

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One Out of Eight Ain’t Bad… It’s Terrible

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