Candidate Without a Prayer: Review and Interview with Author Herb Silverman

It was a bit of a challenge writing this book review without revealing or spoiling the number of anecdotal gems contained within.  Herb Silverman, if you’re unfamiliar, is an atheist, activist, and the President of the Secular Coalition for America. When asked to review Candidate Without a Prayer, I was at first concerned that it [Read More...]

Attack of the Theocrats!: A Review and an Interview with Author Sean Faircloth

This past October, while attending the TX Freethought Convention, I had the opportunity to hear Sean Faircloth speak. Directly following his presentation, I ventured to the bookstore and purchased his first book, Attack of the Theocrats! How the Religious Right Harms Us All — and What We Can Do About It (which is officially released [Read More...]

Interview with Roy Speckhardt of the American Humanist Association

There’s been a lot of reactions (good and bad) to the American Humanist Association’s atheist bus campaign. In short, the AHA will be running the following ad on buses in the metro Washington, D.C. area: The Christian Right thinks this is an attack on them. Conservative commentators aren’t happy either. Today, AHA’s Jesse Galef was [Read More...]

Words From a Former Fundamentalist

Dan Barker, the co-president of the Freedom From Religion Foundation, used to be a fundamentalist evangelical preacher. He writes all about it in his book Godless: How an Evangelical Preacher Became One of America’s Leading Atheists. In the latest Secular Student Alliance newsletter, he explains the mindset of a fundamentalist: It would be your lucky [Read More...]


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