(RNS) This includes people in virtually all demographic groups, whether they are “nearing retirement or just entering adulthood, married or single, living in the West or the Bible Belt.”
Articles tagged “atheism”
(RNS) A prominent philosopher-scientist has pulled out of a popular public science forum over concerns about one of its funders, the John Templeton Foundation.
(RNS) Washiqur Rahman was silenced. But atheists, humanists and other nonbelievers in the U.S. won’t be. They’re speaking out about his death.
(RNS) A new crisis hotline launches Friday for those caught between faith and atheism. Its motto: “When faith is on the line, so are we.”
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) The poll found that Nick Clegg, deputy prime minister, and Ed Miliband, leader of the opposition Labor Party, were viewed positively because they state openly that they don’t believe in God.
(RNS) “Secular people don’t believe in anything supernatural, but that doesn’t render us sterile souls,” Phil Zuckerman said. “But because religion has constructed the language with which we describe existential wonder, it is almost like that is not our territory. But it most certainly is.”
OAKLAND, Calif. (RNS) A newly minted observance called “Secular Solstice” takes religious ritual common to the holiday season and adds its own spin.
(RNS) “Atheist Max” has written “Jesus is despicable” or its equivalent more than once in the online comments sections of religion news sites. While some may see people like Max as online trolls, they see themselves as therapists and online missionaries for unbelief.
ATHERTON, Calif. (RNS) Recent criticism of Dawkins has come from women, many of them within the atheist movement, which has long drawn more men than women to its ranks.