Life After God Launch Party

This fall Life After God is going on the road for its official launch.The main event will be a Launch Party on Saturday afternoon, November 21, at Sister Louise's Church of the Living Room and Ping Pong Emporium (<-- you're going to want to click on that link) in Atlanta, Georgia. REGISTER NOW! Every year the American Academy of Religion and the Society for Biblical Literature meet together, somewhere in the country. This year is Atlanta and we're getting in on the fun by throwing our ow … [Read more...]

Leniency or Amnesty for Victims of Campus Sexual Violence? The Role of Religion

Schools around the country are struggling to address what some say is an epidemic of sexual violence. The U.S. Department of Education, members of both houses of Congress, and well as many academics and non-profit leaders, have been involved in crafting guidelines for college and universities to use in creating a safe environment on campus.This morning, the Southern Accent, student newspaper for Southern Adventist University, reported that the university has updated its sexual misconduct … [Read more...]

The religious life of Joe Biden

I can count on one hand the times that a politician has brought me to tears. This interview, which many of you will have no doubt already seen, is one. Vice President Joe Biden’s obviously genuine responses to Stephen Colbert’s very personal questions about the recent death of his son, Beau, and the loss of his first wife and their daughter was visceral and moving.What struck me most of all, however, is the way both men talked about their Catholicism. For years we’ve heard about Colbe … [Read more...]

Introducing Life After God

What happens when you spend six months or a year or five years wondering about the existence of God and concluding that there is, at best, no compelling reason to believe? In particular, what happens when you experience this loss of faith after having been born into and continually immersed in religious life? In the midst of exploring arguments for and against the existence of God I very early on began asking a question which, in my case, is far more important: What do I do now?In fact, one … [Read more...]

[VIDEO] The truth comes out…

I tried to keep it a secret as long as possible, but this video just surfaced. The REAL origins of my Year Without God. … [Read more...]

Dark night of the soul or just empty space

I had the opportunity to be on a radio show on Sunday afternoon entitled, “The Sitting Room with Kathy Chiero” (podcast below). I’ve been on dozens of radio shows and podcasts over the past 18 months, but the vast majority of them have been atheist, skeptic, and freethought shows. With maybe one exception, the Christian shows I’ve been on have either tricked me into a debate or peppered me with semi-hostile questions and accusations in an attempt to discredit me. But Kathy Chiero is different. Sh … [Read more...]