Review: Life’s Too Short to Pretend You’re Not Religious


A review of David Dark’s new book “Life’s Too Short to Pretend You’re Not Religious.” [Read more...]

Is The Bible Lying?


Though the original comment is ostensibly a response to the (blasphemous!) idea that the Bible does not actually condemn homosexuality, and though it lacks a developed argument, it’s a fine example of the sort of mindset that drives many conservative Christians, especially regarding contentious moral issues. [Read more...]

Top 10 Unfundamentalist Christians Posts of 2015


A run-down of our most popular blog posts from 2015. [Read more...]

The Narrow-Mindedness of Anti-Muslim Christians


A couple of days ago we shared on our Facebook page this quote from Rev. John C. Dorhauer, the General Minister and President of the United Church of Christ: [Read more...]

A Gay Pastor Explains What the Bible Really Says About Homosexuality


Unfundamentalist Christians founder John Shore recently shared a letter from a gay Christian who is struggling with his sexuality and faith. Among the many encouraging comments on that post was one from a gay pastor who beautifully explained his understanding of the Bible, Christianity, and sexuality. [Read more...]

Putting Words in Paul’s Mouth: “Women: Shut Up!”


“Women should remain silent in the churches.” Few Christians actually follow Paul’s command. It’s often explained away as a cultural artifact, perhaps addressing a specific situation involving a group of unruly wives in Corinth. But an across-the-board prohibition against women speaking that’s applicable to the modern church? Surely not! [Read more...]

I’m not a fan of the Pope and you shouldn’t be either


As the hullabaloo over Pope Francis’ visit to America reaches a fever pitch, it’s important to keep in mind some sobering realities about the organization he leads. [Read more...]

I caused a bomb scare on a military installation and got in less trouble than Ahmed Mohamed


I realized that I knew exactly what happens when there’s really a bomb scare — because I’d caused one myself — and that Ahmed’s story bore no resemblance to my own experience. [Read more...]