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A particular reason might play a very large role for one atheist, a very small role for another, and absolutely no role whatsoever for a third.
Dr. Douglas Flippen, professor and chairman of philosophy at Christendom College in Front Royal, Va., told The Cardinal Newman Society that such clubs conflict with a college’s Catholic identity.
A recent Pew Research Center survey found that Christians are losing their share of the U.S. population, dropping to 71 percent in 2014, down from 78 percent in 2007, with young people leading the exodus.
We live in a material world ruled by minds with no physical locality and it is here that we think beliefs, desires, intentions, and other mental states are both responsible for, and explain our behavior.
A lawsuit recently filed against a teacher at Forest Park Elementary School in Indiana alleged that a 7-year-old student was “banished” from sitting with other students at lunch after he revealed that he did not believe in God.
A New Mexico mayor is seeing red over an atheist group’s warning to take down a long-standing nativity scene on city property.
The official itinerary for Francis’s U.S. trip includes no mention of the topic, although some experts think the pontiff will address it in an impromptu way.
First consider the position this counsel puts women in as far as taking steps to protect their children from sexual abuse.
Over the years the National Secular Society has repeatedly objected to the way Thought for the Day privileges religion and excludes non-believers, and the Society has even initiated legal action.
Christianity is one of the largest and most powerful forces on the planet – indeed, it would probably dominate the planet if it were not for the fact that it is divided in so many different ways.
“Really, the whole purpose of this range is to provide recreational and gun safety in a warm, loving, Christian environment,” Rocky Mount United Methodist Church Pastor Phillip Guin said.
Christianophobia is the unreasonable hatred and/or fear of Christians. In the United States this has usually manifested itself against conservative Christians.
Humanist and secular organizations have responded with outrage to the news that a new law in Saudi Arabia equates “atheism” with “terrorism”.
Voncile Smith, 77, was found dead in her Pensacola home on Friday, along with her sons, 49-year-old John William and 47-year-old Richard Smith.
The Rev. Gretta Vosper, spiritual leader of West Hill United Church in suburban Toronto, made her God-denying views known as far back as 2001.
I don’t believe in any gods, but if any existed, I’m sure they’d be different enough that the latter strikes me as far more plausible.
So, do you want to be an atheist? Do you really want to be able to call yourself an atheist instead of a theist?
Let’s say you know of a state lawmaker who used taxpayer money to promote religion at a pre-school he owns. Imagine that he also legally adopted two children, then allegedly “re-homed” them with a man who was later accused of abusing one of those children.
Thanks to taxpayer dollars, a research team is testing L. Ron Hubbard’s controversial ‘purification’ theories on veterans suffering from Gulf War Syndrome.
If I ever ask the simplest question about someone’s religion, they bristle and become defensive. I feel I have to “hide” my non-belief from them, because they automatically think that everyone has a religion.
Televangelist Pat Robertson regularly cites the Book of Leviticus as proof that homosexuality is a grave and evil offense, doing so as recent as Monday.
It’s my talk called “You don’t have free will” that was given at the Imagine No Religion meeting in Vancouver in June.