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July 27, 2012
How to Ruin Your Moral Authority
On Tuesday, Monsignor William Lynn, former secretary of clergy for the Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia,...
July 17, 2012
A Chance for Christians To Do the Right Thing
I had a fantastic time at the Secular Student Alliance leadership convention two weeks ago,...
June 27, 2012
Today’s Reasons to Quit the Catholic Church
Over the last few years, it's become increasingly clear that there's no longer any place...
May 28, 2012
How Religion’s Demand for Obedience Keeps Us in the Dark Ages
This article was previously published on AlterNet. For the vast majority of human history, the...
April 30, 2012
Rehabilitating the Inquisition
These days, one of the blogs where I spend the most time commenting is Leah...
April 06, 2012
The Mystical Dogma of Human Equality
Recently, the Catholic writer and apologist Mark Shea fielded a question from a reader who...
February 24, 2012
Replies to the Abraham Test
My post from last week, "The Abraham Test", provoked a vigorous discussion (225 comments and...
February 10, 2012
The Abraham Test
The story of Abraham's near-sacrifice of his son on Mount Moriah is one of the...
January 14, 2012
Weekend Coffee: January 14
• Here's the top story for this week: After Jessica Ahlquist's court victory over illegal...
December 12, 2011
Hemley Gonzalez: The Truth About Mother Teresa
[Note: Please welcome Hemley Gonzalez to Daylight Atheism. Hemley is the founder of Responsible Charity,...
November 07, 2011
More Christians Defending Genocide
The professional debater William Lane Craig has been putting on a great show of offense...
October 05, 2011
Bringing Light Into Dark Places
My inaugural post on Big Think drew a wide range of opinions from commenters. (New...
September 26, 2011
Theocracy Causes Famine
Recently, I got an e-mail from the Foundation Beyond Belief, which is working with USAID...
September 16, 2011
The Ordinary and Universal Magisterium
Although many sects of Christianity consider their own beliefs to be infallible, Catholicism has a...
August 05, 2011
More Filth-Based Initiatives
One of my earliest posts on Daylight Atheism was about the torrent of angry, obscene,...
July 29, 2011
Pro-Family Christians Support Child Kidnapping, Continued
I never thought I'd say this, but I think the Catholic church is actually relieved...
July 20, 2011
Ireland Versus the Vatican, Continued
I've mentioned in the past that Ireland, which gave the Catholic church more privileges and...
July 14, 2011
The Harm Psychics Do, Continued
You know, I was going to write about the Pastafarian who won the right to...
July 10, 2011
Photo Sunday: Seville
To see the pictures, click the link to continue: The next stop on our tour...
June 27, 2011
Book Review: Losing My Religion
Summary: A hard-hitting and emotionally moving story of a religion reporter's deconversion, despite a few...
June 09, 2011
The Value of Autonomy
I've been following this debate between Ross Douthat and Kevin Drum about the morality of...
June 02, 2011
Justice for the Victims of Faith Healing
I'm still working through a backlog of interesting stories that accumulated during my vacation, so...
May 18, 2011
The Logic of Genocide
Last month, I wrote about the hideous spectacle of ordinary religious people defending genocide because...
May 17, 2011
Weekly Link Roundup
I noticed a few stories this week that I haven't had time to write more...
April 15, 2011
Another World Creeps In
I'm an atheist, in part, because I'm a moral person. When I first read the...
April 11, 2011
Defending Genocide, Redux
A while back, I wrote a post about professional Christian apologists who defend genocide as...
April 05, 2011
Weekly Link Roundup
If I had the time, I'd write a whole post about each of these. As...
April 04, 2011
The Catholic Code of Omerta
As Russell Blackford informs us, the Vatican is again indulging its persecution complex, sending out...
March 07, 2011
The Catholic Church Answers Your Sex Questions
Gather round, readers! I've got a real treat in store for you, because today the...
February 23, 2011
Wednesday Link Roundup
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