Jen McCreight’s Boobquake news footage

Recently, we added Jen McCreight to our lineup of speakers. She is a rising star in the secular and science online communities. That’s been changing this year, though. She has been appearing in print and on TV, and is a welcome addition to the long list of important female non-theists. As with all of our [Read More...]

Michael Werner, former president of AHA, to speak at RBB

Michael Werner is a Vietnam Veteran who was drafted just a year before he would have completed his Ph.D. He served with pride, and began a lifelong journey towards Humanism. His thirst for knowledge lead his academic studies through philosophy, world religion,and he was able to actually use what he learned to solve his major [Read More...]

Freedom From Religion Foundation’s monument to Foxhole Atheists

This story is not new, but it was new to me. Annie Laurie Gaylor, co-president of the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF), pointed this out in an e-mail exchange recently. via: The Freedom From Religion Foundation erected its monument to “Atheists in Foxholes” in 1999 at Lake Hypatia, Alabama. The monument is dedicated to the [Read More...]

Eugenie Scott to speak at Rock Beyond Belief

Rock Beyond Belief is proud to announce that Eugenie Scott will be speaking at our festival. Eugenie Scott is probably most well known for being the executive director of the National Center for Science Education (NCSE). That organization emerged from the grass roots efforts against “equal time for creationism” legislation which sprang up in the late [Read More...]

Unreasonable Faith posts about Rock Beyond Belief

Unreasonable Faith is one of the most popular atheist blogs on the internet, and today Vorjack did a post about us.  This kind of press is exactly what Rock Beyond Belief needs right now. Vorjack’s post was gracious, but I think his European sensibilities overshadow his ability to really gauge the evangelical situation in the [Read More...]

Fort Bragg’s MWR: Uphill Battle

Fort Bragg’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) is the next obstacle to conquer. They have been very friendly and receptive to the idea of Rock Beyond Belief. If all goes well, they would be able to provide the logistical support and day-of-event coordination and funding for the event, via their Special Events section. My contact with [Read More...]

Rock the Fort revisited (part one of two)

If you have been following this website for a while, you have probably noticed the purposeful avoidance of discussing the Rock the Fort controversy. Yes, it’s true that we’d like to stand on our own as an event, and distinguish ourselves as ‘not just a counter-event.’ However, in order to establish this difference, we need [Read More...]

God Discussion Radio to discuss Rock Beyond Belief

Deborah, host of God Discussion’s Radio show will be interviewing me at 9:00 Eastern tonight! Click here to listen. Click here to read a little more about the episode. My segment is a late addition, because I had to clarify some things with my Public Affairs Office (PAO). So if you are reading the article [Read More...]


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