Secularism and Atheism

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I suppose I really have to go there Apparently there is a great amount of confusion concerning the difference between atheism and secularism. Well, I'll help try and provide some education on the two. Recently, a guest blogger (Sarah Jones) on Libby Anne's "Love, Joy, Feminism" here on Patheos blogged about why she is not a secular activist even though she works for Americans United for the Separation of Church and State. First things first - she is equivocating. It is something that is … [Read more...]

Closeted Atheist Fears Spouse Will Leave Him

Living in fear... When I first came to the conclusion that I no longer accepted any established religion and¬†washed Christianity off my palate I was at a crossroads. I was an agnostic deist when my wife and I exchanged vows and within the first year of marriage I came to the conclusion through my studies (and prayers)¬†that there was no supreme being. My wife, however, had not altered her beliefs. Living in a state of perpetual fear that she would reject me for what I came to believe was … [Read more...]