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December 16, 2018
6 Ways to Provide Better Care for Suicidal Non-Religious People
By Gayle Jordan, executive director of Recovering from Religion The National Suicide Hotline recently...
November 15, 2018
If the Scriptures are True (part 1): Morality without God
A practical test of an abstract idea People have long debated the philosophical feasibility of...
October 24, 2018
Why I’m No Longer A Christian
By guest author Suze Ambs. The reasons why I have left my old religion are...
October 18, 2018
From Mormon to Agnostic: Becoming “Human Again”
By an anonymous author I’m a big Disney music fan. In the Broadway version of...
October 11, 2018
A Memoir of a Lifelong Atheist
By guest author Richard "Lifelong" might be a slight exaggeration: I abandoned Christianity when I...
October 02, 2018
Tabula Rasa, or My Blank Pages
By guest author V. Montgomery Thorp I was like a pilgrim wandering in the wilderness....
September 24, 2018
My Escape from the Belly of the Beast
By guest author Don R I grew up in the church. Well, actually, the first 5...
September 11, 2018
My Path to Atheism Could Be Yours Too
By guest author Dennis Lurvey The Invention of "Spirit" I don't know what "spiritual growth"...
August 18, 2018
Breaking the Cycle: Seek Harder or Let Go of God?
Before I get into my deconversion story, let me introduce myself: my name is Joe...
April 02, 2017
Self-Led, Fulfilling, Free: My Life as an Atheist
From that moment on, it finally made sense to me. This was the god that...
October 16, 2015
You are an Atheist too (VIDEO)
The word "Atheist" has a bad connotation. But many people do not realize that they...
October 15, 2015
If This is Your Best Argument, You Have Nothing to Offer Me
As a naturally argumentative person (and former educator who taught persuasion), I am very interested in the...
October 13, 2015
This Sword Has Two Edges
One of the things I enjoy about where I am in life is that I...
October 11, 2015
We Are All Recovering on Different Paths and Points
In case you're new here, this blog is the product of volunteers and employees of Recovering from...
October 02, 2015
In Defense of Bad Expressions: A Banned Books Week Meditation
For five years, I taught high school English in a small rural district in Illinois....
September 30, 2015
We Didn’t Expect Some Kind of Spiritual Bliss
Cassidy's last post is a great demonstration of one of the quite common experiences of the ex-religious:...
September 23, 2015
The Algebra of Post-Deconversion Relationships
One of the inexplicable side effects - or maybe not, I don't know - of doing...
September 21, 2015
Opposing Religion Isn’t Always the Greatest Good
A few years ago, my colleague Hemant Mehta wrote a post over at Friendly Atheist entitled...
September 15, 2015
Doubt Is Not a Spiritual Health Problem
This is a part of an ongoing series following a campaign going on in central Illinois called...
September 14, 2015
Exchanging the Legend: On Reinterpreting Our Religious Pasts
This one time, I thought I felt the Holy Spirit moving in me. When I...
September 11, 2015
Plato’s Cave and the Modern Science [Video]
In this video, I will tell the allegory of Plato's Cave and make references in...
September 09, 2015
That time Pentecostals turned me into an atheist.
This guest post is by Dylan Walker, who blogs at SkeptimusPrime.net. The journey from a...
September 06, 2015
Why We Might Refuse.
There's been a fascinating discussion going on lately regarding whether or not a non-Christian would...
September 06, 2015
Is There Room for Doubt?
Whatever else you can say about my mother, she is nothing if not persistent. She and...
August 31, 2015
The Balancing Act of Compromise and Integrity
My colleagues Hemant Mehta and Matthew Facciani have started some interesting discussion, if even just in...
August 29, 2015
The Happy Christian Marriage, Change, and the Core of Our Being.
Earlier I wrote that after couples figure out that they would rather have each other...
August 28, 2015
How Jesus became God (VIDEO)
This video will show that the Christians turned the man Jesus into a god. Actually,...
August 24, 2015
Persuasion, Boundaries, and Respect in Mixed-Belief Relationships
People often tell me, "Don't read the comments." Very often, they're right, but I can't...
August 23, 2015
It Might Get Better, But It Hurts Now: Thoughts on Present Pain and Future Hope
By far, the vast majority of the work I do as a secular activist is...
August 20, 2015
Urban Legend Theology: An Open Letter
This is an open letter to my religious friends, with something of a Christian bent...
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