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September 18, 2018
A Humanist Lesson On Matthew Turner
Humanists, meet a predecessor. In 1781 London, Matthew Turner published a little pamphlet called ‘Answer...
September 15, 2018
No Religion Is Completely Novel
All ancient religions were once new religions. And all ancient innovators of those once-new religions...
July 20, 2018
The Pope And His Confessor
Every pope has a personal confessor, a person to whom the Pope confesses his sins....
July 16, 2018
Many a Pastor Has Made Many a Humanist
A number of Humanists and agnostics and atheists trace the origin of their religious skepticism to...
July 10, 2018
Why Do Humanists, Jews, Muslims, Sikhs, And Almost Everyone Else, Doubt That Jesus Was Divine?
Humanists, along with monotheists like Jews, Muslims and Sikhs, and almost everyone else from all...
July 04, 2018
Robert Ingersoll, Humanist Patriot
It’s a good moment to recall patriot Robert Ingersoll (1833-1899). He was a humanist, an...
June 30, 2018
A Moral Atheist Tops An Immoral Theist—Any Old Day
Humanists of the world unite—rejoice, and be exceedingly glad, because the man from Galilee singly...
June 03, 2018
Humanist Religious Literacy: The Feng Shui Way
Humanists always have occasion for religious literacy, and often Humanists know more about religion than...
May 11, 2018
We Are Humanists First
For your own self-designation, begin with the broadest most relevant category and call yourself a...
May 07, 2018
A Humanist Should Know a Bit About the Gospel of Mark
People should read what scholars say is the very first story ever written about Jesus....
April 23, 2018
Pope Dreams of Devastating Admission by God
In a recent dream, the Pope saw Creation in the act. Ten million angels standing...
April 18, 2018
Diary of Pharaoh Discovered
Akhenaten was a 14th-century BCE Egyptian Pharaoh. He is considered by many to be the...
March 14, 2018
School Shootings Happen Because God Is Not A Decent Chap
A problem is created for the idea of God when humans endure a high degree...
March 06, 2018
God Could Plead Ignorance in Mass School Shootings
God could plead ignorance. That may be the only acceptable excuse for God in the...
January 16, 2018
Religious Or Not, Read This Book!
I don’t usually do this, but I’m recommending a book called Buddha’s Tooth. The book...
January 04, 2018
Will The World End This Year?
In every year of the calendar, for ages and ages, up to and including this...
December 18, 2017
Enfold Science in Theological Arms
In the fifth century BC, a Greek named Democritus speculated that matter was composed of...
December 10, 2017
Believe One Miracle And You’ve No Excuse For Disbelieving All Other Miracles
There are four recurring types of miracle stories in world religions. Here's a short reminder...
November 16, 2017
Is Time On The Atheist’s Side?
What is an atheist but one who is unconvinced about the God of his epoch...
November 09, 2017
Hush, Be Quiet Religious Politicos
Religions take in all kinds of personalities and tend to burnish what they receive. A...
November 04, 2017
Miter, Burka, Cowl, Veil
“Apparel oft proclaims the man.” —Polonius to his son Laertes, Hamlet It may be that...
October 29, 2017
Building A Better Idea Of God
Might theists welcome atheist critiques of God and make a better idea of God? Look...
October 10, 2017
Is It Holy To Sit Upon A Pole?
Four hundred years after Jesus, to nine hundred years after Jesus, numerous Near Eastern and...
October 05, 2017
Political Theology, American Style
How to practice Political Theology, American Style: Preach love of enemies but never do it....
October 01, 2017
What Religion Calls ‘Revelation’ Humanism Calls ‘Innovation’
Here is ‘revelation’ classically understood: Concealed information, inaccessible to unaided human intelligence, supernaturally disclosed through...
September 28, 2017
Letters From the Damned: Cro-Magnon Man, Woman, Child
From Cro-Magnon Man: All of us Cro-Magnons, the men, the women, and the children, are...
September 21, 2017
New Bible Translation For Gospel of Wealth
Gospel of Wealth preachers have commissioned a new Bible translation, and one of its notable...
September 15, 2017
Are You Morally Inept? God Can Use You
It is very clear that God loves Donald Trump because Donald Trump became the president....
September 03, 2017
Atheists In Congress
Unbelief in God is a permanent and inextirpable feature of human life. Belief has never...
August 23, 2017
What To Do About Irreligious Illiteracy
Every academic field laments ignorance of its area of study. And so scholars of religion...
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