Support Social Justice Atheism at The Orbit!

Earlier this week atheist blogger Stephanie Zvan launched a Kickstarter to help launch “The Orbit“, a new atheist and nonreligious blog network focused on social justice. The campaign has been a great success – The Orbit was almost fully funded in the very first day, and is already meeting stretch goals! This is a testament to the [Read More…]

Desire Matters, Truth Matters More – Alex Gabriel and Jeff Cook on “Unbelievable?”

Alex Gabriel of The Heresy Club, one of my favorite online atheists, was a thoughtful and precise presence on Christian radio show Unbelievable? – a show which “gets Christians and non-Christians talking”. Listen to Alex discuss God with Jeff Cook, author of Everything New, and elucidate some of the strange holes in Cook’s (I thought rather weak) arguments. Cook is [Read More…]

Alex Gabriel on InterView and InterFaith

Alex Gabriel of The Heresy Club has a great post up exploring a different way of doing interfaith (or “interview”) discussion – discussion characterized not so much by the search for common ground but by critical examination of each other’s’ beliefs. Sounds great! His criticism of much interfaith discussion is spot-on, and worth sharing: I think [Read More…]