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September 10, 2020
A Helluva Good Story about Heaven
In which God and Jesus aren’t the heroes Editor’s Note: Heaven was the only thing...
September 07, 2020
Jesus in Scholarship and Film
Editor’s Note: If word had gotten around when I was in college, that a professor...
September 03, 2020
Warning: The Dangers of Nationalism – Op-Eds from 2006
Editor’s Note: These two essays, written 14 years ago, are frighteningly prescient. While the current...
August 31, 2020
Donald Trump – Atheist?
By Linda LaScola, Editor Is it possible? Could Donald Trump, who takes such care to...
August 27, 2020
Final VBS 2020 – Drinking Blood, with Mark
Editor’s Note: What better way to end this round of Vacation Bible School than with...
August 24, 2020
Saint Peter, On One of His Bad Days
Editor’s Note: Here is another secular Vacation Bible School story from Clergy Project member, David Madison....
August 20, 2020
Looks Like the Devil Was Right
Editor’s Note: Although I was never encouraged to actually believe the Adam and Eve creation story,...
August 17, 2020
VBS – Romans 9 Gets out of Hand
Editor’s Note: The Rational Doubt Blog’s prolific book reviewer is also a former Bible teacher....
August 13, 2020
Where is the Virgin Mary When You Really Need Her?
Editor’s Note: Vacation Bible School is interrupted for a Roman Catholic Holiday - The Feast...
August 10, 2020
The New Testament’s Biggest Cover-up: Jesus Died Twice
Editor’s Note: The truth about Jesus comes out, in secular Vacation Bible School, of course!...
August 06, 2020
Why I Can’t Drink Kool-Aid
Editor’s Note: Trusty TCP board member and reliable commenter, Mason Lane, cleverly re-interprets my Vacation...
August 03, 2020
Vacation Bible School : Mark and his Demons
Editor’s Note: Welcome back to Rational Doubt’s Vacation Bible School. Some things never change –...
July 30, 2020
Broken Bridges: Building Community in a World Divided by Beliefs
Editor’s Note: Are you looking for something to read that will make you feel better,...
July 27, 2020
How I Answered Science Questions When I was a Baptist Pastor
Editor’s Note: Among the many surprises I had while conducting the Non-Believing Clergy study, was...
July 23, 2020
Sex and the Celibate Priest
Editor’s Note: This is the second review by a TCP member of TCP member Tom...
July 20, 2020
A Free Thought Bible Commentary: The Old Testament Prosperity Gospel
Editor’s Note: Until reading this thoughtful essay, the only King Solomon story I knew was...
July 16, 2020
New Book on Museum of the Bible
Editor’s Note: I’m so glad I found this description of the Museum of the Bible....
July 13, 2020
Welcoming the Black Man
Editor’s Note: This longtime Methodist pastor joined the Clergy Project, left his parish, remarried, moved...
July 09, 2020
Traveling: Destination Unknown
Editor’s Note: In this thought-provoking post, the author tells me that he was looking for...
July 06, 2020
Life After Death: A History of the Afterlife in Western Religion
Editor’s Note: This post, written by one of the few former “spiritualists” in The Clergy...
July 02, 2020
The Corrosive Effect of Christian Excuses
Editor’s Note: I loved reading this because it gave me some insight into the Republican...
June 29, 2020
My Interview with Erstwhile-Evangelist-Now-Secular-Humanist Bart Campolo
Editor’s Note: I’m eager to share with you my take on the fascinating podcast that...
June 25, 2020
If it’s God’s Will for Me to get COVID-19…
Editor’s Note: Leave it to a former Evangelical, turned atheist, to recognize an Evangelical response...
June 22, 2020
“Good Catholic” Manifesto: for Pride & Black Lives Matter
Editor’s Note: You can practically taste the poignancy in this beautiful free-form poem inspired by...
June 18, 2020
I Can’t Breathe
Editor’s Note: When this former preacher left his faith behind, he clearly maintained his ability...
June 15, 2020
Editor’s Note: This former Seventh Day Adventist minister reminded me that his former religion has...
June 11, 2020
Pandemic “Wisdom” – Religious and Secular
Editor’s Note: Here we get a taste of what this former minister would have preached...
June 08, 2020
Editor’s Note: When I asked Rational Doubt contributors to write a “pandemic” post in their...
June 04, 2020
Final Sermon in a Time of Pandemic
Editor’s Note: Next in the "Pandemic Sermon" series is a former preacher, now Clergy Project...
June 01, 2020
Meaning in Mini Migrations
Editor’s Note: [Addendum, 6:30 AM, June 1, 2020: After another night of human-provoked violence around...
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