A Bible-based “hotline” that’s no help at all.

Offering up excised Bible verses as emotional panaceas for real emotional problems is spiritually, psychologically and even physically dangerous. It’s sad that so many Christians keep doing it anyway. [Read more…]

The American Family Association and the KKK

The American Family Association has every right to continue spewing its message. But it’s time to stop pretending that message is one of anything but hatred. [Read more…]

Making sense of … well, God destroying the world

The Bible tells us that one day God will destroy the world. Or does it? [Read more…]

Mos Def gets force-fed for Guantanamo

Actor and musician Yasiin Bey, aka Mos Def, recently released a video in which he undergoes the force-feeding procedure that hunger-striking prisoners at Guantanamo Bay are being subjected to. You can read a first-hand account here, or watch the video yourself: [Read more…]

Unfundamentalist Christians: That’s we in the corner

Hi! We’re the Unfundamentalist Christians! Nice to meet you! Thanks for having us, Patheos! We’ll totally try not to break anything. [Read more…]

I Do Not Permit A Woman

In 1 Timothy 2:12, Paul says “I do not permit a woman to teach or to assume authority over a man; she must be quiet.” [Read more…]