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April 17, 2015
From the archives: are we “getting” Islam?
More forgotten content from the archive, based on a comment by Sean Faircloth: It's worth noting...
March 18, 2015
Atheism, Islam, and Race (Ctd)
Timberwraith had a great comment on yesterday's piece about atheism, Islam, and race: The notion that...
March 17, 2015
What atheists still don’t get about racism and Islam
There's a fantastic post at Vox discussing the racial fall-out of recent controversies surrounding Ferguson and the...
February 11, 2015
How anti-theism can contribute to violence against muslims
I wrote early this year about comments Richard Dawkins made about Islamophobia and racism. I think...
February 11, 2015
Police not ruling out hate-based motivation in Chapel Hill shooting
There are some update on the story that broke this morning of Craig Stephen Hicks, the Chapel...
February 11, 2015
3 Muslim students killed by an anti-theist in Chapel Hill, NC
Three young Muslim students were killed in their homes yesterday. They were shot in the...
February 05, 2015
Putting Islamic terrorism in perspective
In response to my calling out other atheist bloggers for fear-mongering about Islam---specifically for hand-wringing...
January 26, 2015
French Muslims have faced more violence since Charlie Hebdo than they did in all of 2014
Tracy McNicol at The Daily Beast reports: The National Observatory Against Islamophobia says there were 128 anti-Muslim...
December 26, 2014
Interfaith literacy: A chat with Omar Sarwar on Islam & atheism, pt 1
Back in November, Omar Sarwar, who is a doctoral candidate at Columbia University, wrote a...
December 17, 2014
Vox: asking Muslims to condemn terrorism is Islamophobic
Max Fisher at Vox has had some spot on commentary about Islamophobia. Most recently, he wrote...
December 05, 2014
“Serial” illustrates why prosecutors should not be allowed to invoke jurors’ prejudices
Like many others, I’ve religiously listened to Serial every Thursday for the past few months....
November 07, 2014
Omar Sarwar mythbusts Maher & Harris
Yesterday on Huffington Post, religion historian Omar Sarwar thoroughly debunked two of Bill Maher and Sam Harris'...
November 05, 2014
Disturbed Christian, devout Muslim?
Murder often functions as a cultural Rorschach test: the narratives we tell about why people...
October 09, 2014
Maher debate continues in The New York Times
We understand what's going on intuitively when a Christian uses Leviticus 18:22 to justify prejudice...
October 08, 2014
Vox on islamophobia: It’s not just Maher
Max Fisher at Vox has a long and refreshing look at Islamophobia in the media....
October 08, 2014
Islam isn’t a race, and so what?
U.S. drug policy can be racist, even though "drug user" isn't a race; voter ID...
September 30, 2014
Prejudice doesn’t look beyond anecdotes, but we should
Our culture doesn't hold Christianity responsible when Christians murder, but it does for Islam. Our...
September 27, 2014
The totality of the ex-Muslim experience
Today on the Friendly Atheist, Hemant Mehta returns to the now-tired theme of bashing the...
September 12, 2014
Religion and the causes of terror
'Lord Russell, what will you say when you die and are brought face to face...
May 02, 2013
Are we "getting" Islam?
A little more than two years ago, I invited Sean Faircloth to speak to members...
April 25, 2013
Casual Islamophobia Roundup 4/25
It's not generally that surprising to see a steady current of anti-Islam and anti-Muslim bigotry...
April 17, 2013
The bomber isn’t one of “us”—and probably not one of “them,” either
NonProphet Status has been reflecting on the recent tragedy in Boston. We have a guest...
January 07, 2013
Islamophobia is a Racism
Here's a disturbing trend: with alarming frequency we are hearing stories of American people of...
December 13, 2010
Redefining America’s Religious Tradition
Today's guest blog, the latest in our ongoing series of guest contributors, comes from Stephen...
September 01, 2010
Should Atheists and Christians Build Mosques?
Today's guest blog is an anonymous submission, and it wrestles with the ongoing issue of...
August 09, 2010
9/11 was the "Atheist Stonewall"?
In a recent post on The Friendly Atheist, blogger Hemant Mehta shared a video...
May 28, 2010
Guest Commentary: Sex and the City 2 and Cross-Cultural Caricatures
Today's guest commentary comes from Eat The Damn Cake's Kate Fridkis, who we interviewed earlier...
May 26, 2010
Is Sex and the City 2 Islamophobic?
Okay, so I haven't been paying any attention to the ramp up to the release...
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