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Christians Point Fingers at Atheists to Cover Growing Corruption in Church

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When Bill O’Reilly recently tried to pin America’s spree of mass shootings on atheism rather than guns or mental illness, he hoped to tap a specific set of beliefs that are common among Bible believers— that morality derives from religion; … Continue reading

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A Better Life, the Movie. Atheist Filmmaker Chris Johnson on His New Documentary

What if “no gods, no masters” is simply a starting point? In 2014, photographer and filmmaker Chris Johnson published A Better Life, a coffee table book that profiles atheists from around the world as they discuss the pursuits and relationships … Continue reading

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Losing Your Religion in Sin City – An Interview with Sociologist Lori Fazzino

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What do vampires and Las Vegas atheists have in common? Ethical rules, social stigma, and a hunger for community. When people think about Las Vegas, most picture some combination of gambling, burlesque, night clubs and legalized prostitution—the pleasures that earned Vegas the … Continue reading

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The Making of an Anti-Theist Mom

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What makes a Seattle mother spend her days trying to chip away at Bible belief rather than digging holes in the garden? When my husband sent me the Pew Report news that the percent of Americans who call themselves Christian … Continue reading

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Life in the Crosshairs—How Some Public Feminists, Atheists and Other Activists Cope with Death Threats

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More than twenty years have passed, but Jonathan Hutson still vividly remembers one specific day during his stint as editor of a New Hampshire weekly. [I was] writing a series on the titans of trash — about racketeering by the … Continue reading

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Outspoken Anti-Theists and Secular Champions List Bible Verses They Actually Like

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A few years back, a cheeky Christian website named Ship Of Fools asked readers to vote on the worst verse in the Bible. The solicitation went out—“It could be a verse which is irredeemably naff, mind-numbingly boring, or a verse … Continue reading

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From AwayPoint on YouTube: Why The God Hypothesis is Obsolete

Christianity Through the Lens of Cognitive Science, Part 8.  (Last in Series) Brain science is remarkably close to offering a full naturalistic explanation of individual religious experiences, everything from certain belief to moral indignation to mystical rapture to spiritual transformation. … Continue reading

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