(RNS) “There are people in our community that … are only going to sit down and listen to you talk about separation of church and state for so long,” said Kimberly Veal, a Chicago-based black atheist.
(RNS) “I passed just about every stage of heresy on my way to apostasy,” Bart Campolo said. “It wasn’t until I exhausted every option for staying a Christian that I gave it up.”
(RNS) A new study of Twitter finds that atheists — among the smallest populations in the U.S. — are the most prolific tweeters.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) British humanists hope novelists George Eliot and Virginia Woolf and philosophers Bertrand Russell and A.C. Grayling can help answer life’s big questions without religion.
DECATUR, Ga. (RNS) A coalition of nearly 30 atheists, humanists and other nonreligious groups is taking a page from the gay rights movement to encourage people to admit they are “openly secular.”
(RNS) A campus appearance by Ayaan Hirsi Ali, the outspoken Muslim-turned-atheist activist, is being challenged again, this time at Yale University. But this time her fellow ex-Muslims and atheists are among her critics.
(RNS) In his new book, “Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion,” super-atheist Sam Harris describes how spirituality can and must be divorced from religion if the human mind is to reach its full potential.
(RNS) A new campaign from the American Humanist Association wants people to sit down and shut up when the Pledge of Allegiance is recited.
(RNS) He’s willing to sign a secular version of the Air Force oath but there’s no such legal option.