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Over the past year, Barna Group said it has spent a considerable amount of time studying the unchurched – those who have not attended church within the past six months.
The fact is that religious belief declines with educational attainment, particularly with scientific education. Studies also show that religious belief declines among those with higher IQs.
This paper refutes claims made in the article “Atheism no smarter than Christianity” by Learnmore Zuze (hereinafter referred to as ‘the author’).
Barna Group has released its 2015 study on the state of atheism in America, and has revealed that one in four unchurched adults in the country now identify as atheists or agnostics.
When I saw the movie God’s Not Dead show up on my Netflix thingie, I knew I’d be doing this. I’ve written a couple of posts about its general ideas already.
Research over the past few years has found that American atheists and agnostics consistently score higher on measurements of empathy and compassion, which lie at the core of morality and caring about others.
Faith leaders have spoken out against the Affordable Care Act’s mandate that employers cover free birth control in their employee health plans—but many of their female followers feel differently.
When growing up in a sexually uptight Protestant culture, children are typically told that sex is for when you are married to your spouse of the opposite sex and to have sex before marriage is wrong.
Street preacher Michael Overd has been found guilty of using “threatening” or “abusive” words after making homophobic remarks during a sermon delivered in Taunton High Street.
This is Idaho, [Stan] Lutz noted from his usual post at the Northwest Science Museum, America’s newest tribute to creationism that’s only a few miles west of the Capitol dome where Rajan Zed got the cold shoulder.
Quick: When I say “creationist,” whom do you picture? Ken Ham, the Australian-American creationist impresario of Kentucky? Or Arye Dary of Israel’s Shas Party?
Ol’ Hambo just posted this on his blog: Religious Symbols Attacked—Unless They’re Secular Ones! Ah yes, those satanic secular symbols. Hambo is furious again.
Will we raise boys with the capacity to achieve harmony and integration or will we raise our boys to either reject new ideas (rigidity) or destroy anything that upsets them (chaos)?
We, too, stoned our women for infidelity. Patriarchal injustice persists in Orthodoxy. What’s a modern Talmud reader to do?
Faith leaders gathered this morning in Parliament’s Charles Lynch Room for a press conference, calling on the Canadian government to protect freedom of religion and conscience in Canada.
For a faith that professes to value “life” many right-wing Christians seems strangely blasé about children’s rights and lives.
Autoridades, habitantes y turistas han llegado al sitio para observar la montaña.
Alex Gibney’s damning HBO documentary has set off a war with the famously aggressive church.