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A month ago, an op-ed piece in the Los Angeles Times by sociologist Phil Zuckerman supplied a reassuring answer for secular parents: absolutely.
If personal religious opinion legally cannot dictate legislation, why should we care whether our president is Christian, Jewish, Muslim, atheist or something else?
It’s too easy to be stuck in an “atheism good, religion bad” mentality, but I started to see religion in functional terms once I was out.
A middle school in West Virginia is refusing to remove the angels from a memorial for their beloved teacher, despite the threat of legal action from an atheist group.
The Church of England has published a letter advising Church members on the upcoming election, in a move which has drawn significant criticism.
After Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker made another reference to God speaking to him in a speech before bankers in January, Freedom From Religion Foundation member Edward Susterich made an open records request of his office for evidence of his communications with the Lord
Iraq’s U.N. ambassador alleged Tuesday that Islamic State militants were committing genocide, a day ahead of an emergency Security Council session.
The Presbyterian Church entered the debate on gay rights in earnest in 1996 when the mainline Protestant denomination amended its bylaws to prohibit the ordination of gay and lesbian pastors.
On Wednesday, Dr. Nadim Koleilat, the board president of the Bismarck Muslim Community Center, was scheduled to give the opening prayer at the North Dakota House chamber.
Good family planning transforms life for men, women and children. Opposition to advances in contraception ruins lives.
Burning people alive isn’t anything new, and certainly isn’t unique to ISIS– as Christians we have a long history with this practice as well.
Science and archaeology offer insights into ancient artifacts that could be linked to Jesus Christ.
The Mississippi House of Representatives recently passed a bill that lawmakers claim will help smaller churches with their transportation costs – but these misguided politicians may be putting lives at risk.
Religiosity in Britain is dying as almost one in five British people now identifies themselves as atheist, a poll for The Times has found.
Yet another answer in defense to the mouth that never stops. Keep in mind this is an ANSWER to Tom. If he hadn’t said anything this recording wouldn’t exist. [MP3 Link]
This video presentation covers a brief history of the concept of the soul, as well as a discussion of what, if anything, neurobiology and evolutionary biology can tell us about it.