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Rachael Slick, the daughter of one of America’s most vocal Christian apologists, Matt Slick, spoke out a few years ago about her experience being raised in a religious household.
For those who are not unfamiliar with their practices, Jehovah’s Witnesses shun family members who leave the religion no matter the reasons for having left.
Growing numbers of millennials who are atheists or unaffiliated are causing vast changes in America’s religious landscape.
No one before Huxley would have described themselves as agnostics, but we can identify philosophers and scholars who insisted that either they didnt have knowledge of Ultimate Reality and gods.
A study finds children raised in religious households are less altruistic than those raised in non-religious families.
Within the Democratic coalition, there are more religiously unaffiliated voters than belong to any single religious group. This is a significant change in American politics, where nonbelief has long been a liability.
Leah Remini left the Church of Scientology after more than 30 years. Her new memoir, Troublemaker, might make her the most famous former Scientologist to publicly criticize the religion.
On more than one occasion I mentioned to my fellow humanists, panel colleagues, and a few others of varying religious persuasions that “Humanists are the missing link here at the Parliament.”
Butts County School officials are investigating the incident that allegedly happened at Jackson High School, but the girl’s mother said the teen is now the target of harassment and taunts.
Mac Pier, founder and CEO of The New York Leadership Center in Manhattan, which hosted Movement Day 2015 last Thursday, warned in a declaration that division in the church is breeding atheism in the world and called for the body to unite.
More than one in three temples are expected to close over the next 25 years as religion faces an ‘existential crisis’.
The policy changes, which also state that those in a same-sex marriage are to be considered apostates, set off confusion and turmoil among many Mormons after the policy was leaked online.
This latest report also focused on the Committee and the Rights of the Child (CRC) and the issues related to how the impact of faith and the denial of faith affect children and their parents.
Group calls for the removal of the automatic registration of Turkish children as Muslim at birth.
The study found that “family religious identification decreases children’s altruistic behaviors” and “children from religious households are harsher in their punitive tendencies.”
Whenever I hear some of my fellow Christians talk about “religious freedom,” I think of that line from “The Princess Bride”: “You keep using that word. I don’t think it means what you think it means.”
Homeopathy is not only here to stay, it’s growing by leaps and bounds.
If we could reach deep into the mind of another person, what would we find? Perhaps to know the mind of another is to know ourselves a little better?
Young Earth Creationist Ken Ham recently took to social media to argue that although atheists deny they are part of an organized religion, atheism is in fact a belief system.
One of the reasons people believe in psychic phenomena is not because of experiments which purport to show something statistically significant these results only serve to bolster beliefs which already exist.