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‘It is necessary for every person who stands for progress to criticise every tenet of old beliefs,’ wrote the 23-years-old revolutionary.
As the 2016 presidential campaign heats up, many of the Republican potential hopefuls have strong Christian convictions.
Religious test provisions for political offices hearken back to the days of the American Revolution, and President George Washington’s first official act was to make “fervent supplications to that Almighty Being who rules over the universe.”
Atheists collaborate on topics of secular life and the benefits offered by exploring scientific research. However, though the stigma attached to atheism is quickly fading in the west.
Notorious homophobe Pat Robertson recently told one distressed mother that she should treat her gay atheist child like a drug addict and in no way support his lifestyle choices.
The institutional inertia that churches are famous for has made it difficult for them to adapt to the times.
Prominent atheists like Bill Maher and Richard Dawkins judge people of faith. Here’s why it’s a recipe for failure.
Three and a half decades after calling for homosexuals to be stoned, former Bob Jones University President Bob Jones III has apologized.
Anti-LGBT activists have warned the ruling could lead to the mass arrest of Christians in the US.
To defeat the extremists for good, Muslims must reject those aspects of their tradition that prompt some believers to resort to oppression and holy war.
“The assumption is that, in Islam, there are a few rotten apples, not the entire basket,” author and activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali told The New York Post. “I’m saying it’s the entire basket.”
For many of France’s 5 million Muslims, the killings have left them feeling trapped in a vortex, battered both by rising Islamophobia and growing radicalism in their own communities.
I teach a course in atheism, where I make an argument for atheism within religious studies, and I also teach about hip-hop and it’s connection to religion.
I philosophize that if everyone avoided displays of faith around others, we’d probably have avoided a lot of conflicts in the past – and could stop future ones from starting.