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Celebrate Christmas? Maybe Leave the Manger in the Basement

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With so much to choose from, perhaps it’s time to pass over the sacrificial baby story. Like all solstice celebrations, Christmas brings light and warmth and beauty into the darkest time of the year. Christmastime offers us a smorgasbord of … Continue reading

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Treat True Believers with Humanity, not Contempt

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Even assuming credulity is a weakness, decent people don’t jeer at others who are functioning poorly in some part of life. With religious belief holding such an outsized influence on our society, it is reasonable that atheists, humanists and other … Continue reading

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Should Atheists Pray?

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Secular communities must offer humanity a real alternative to tired dogmas and text worship—possibly including some forms of prayer. My relationship with prayer has evolved over the years. When I attended Child Evangelism camp as a child, first as a … Continue reading

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