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In this episode of the Waking Up podcast, Sam Harris reads and discusses the first chapter of The End of Faith. [Download]
The paperback edition of Faith Versus Fact will be available on May 17, and it will have a fancy gold band on the cover instead of the drabbish band.
Are you still black? Well, yes. To disagree implies civil rights leader A. Philip Randolph and writer Ta-Nehisi Coates would be “less black,” because they are also atheists.
Americans United had filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the case. This action is part of Americans United’s Protect Thy Neighbor project, which seeks to stop religion-based discrimination against LGBT persons and others.
Members of Cedar Valley Atheists are calling it a “huge victory for the secular community” Justin Scott has been invited by Waterloo Mayor Quentin Hart to give a secular invocation
Can a minister in a Christian church be an atheist? That’s the question facing the United church of Canada as it wrestles with the case of Gretta Vosper.
David Gaskill and all adult members of the FCA have been banned from all schools, extracurricular activities, and events.
Elmwood Park Board of Education member Gladys Gryskiewicz had come under pressure to step down after attention was drawn to the posts on her personal Facebook account.
Does a new taxpayer-funded highway exit and highway improvements by a Noah’s Ark-themed park violate the separation of church and state?
The Creation Museum is open to public school field trips, and the museum’s founder has some thoughts on separation of church and state.
Diboll City Attorney Jimmy Cassels confirmed that the patches did not follow the Supreme Court’s opinion on the matter of separation between Church and State.
The Freedom From Religion Foundation filed the suit in U.S. District Court in San Jose, arguing that the city was violating the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution by keeping the cross.
Citizens for Objective Public Education (COPE) argued that teaching science without a religious explanation for the creation of the universe would indoctrinate children into atheism.
“I oversee everyone.” That’s how the the Secretary of the Treasury of Puerto Rico, Juan Zaragoza, summed up his position after confirmation that the agency will oversee the churches next May.
Conservatives there are backing an amendment to the state Constitution that would protect certain people — clergy, for instance — who refuse to take part in same-sex marriages.
Here, one of America’s greatest sex symbols didn’t arrive in spandex and stilettos but in conservative suits and ties. He was often hard to spot among the congregation of dozens unless you were looking right at him.
These young women enrolled in an influential Christian counseling center for help. That’s not what they found.
Some providers call themselves doctors of pastoral medicine. But these licenses are not medical degrees. That has watchdog organizations concerned that some patients may not understand what this certification really means.
As a Donald Trump supporter, Nedal Tamer feels he’s in the minority among Muslim-Americans, comfortable with his choice yet somewhat confounded that he doesn’t have more company.
The Islamic State’s presence is on the rise in Bangladesh. Photographer Allison Joyce felt compelled to travel there to see what has been happening.