(RNS) The Secular Coalition for America wants anyone upset by the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby ruling last month to knit or crochet rectangles, or “bricks,” to shore up what the coalition sees as the crumbling wall of separation between church and state.
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(RNS) In 1950, about 20 percent of all U.S. marriages were interfaith. Today, that number is 45 percent.
(RNS) The third annual Women in Secularism conference has made some progress in battling sexism within the ranks of the secular community — but there is more to be done.
STANFORD, Calif. (RNS) American Atheists plans to launch the first-ever atheism-only television channel in July.
(RNS) A new “Rational Doubt” blog hopes to help those who feel isolated by doubt in a sea of believers, pairing clergy who have lost their faith and left the pulpit with those struggling with leaving religion.
Singing, ice breakers and talks on science are all part of the Sunday Assembly, a gathering of atheists. Zach Anner, host of SoulPancake, meets with Sarah, an atheist at the Sunday Assembly in L.A. that is a, “godless congregation that celebrates life.”
(RNS) “I am certainly not predicting that every atheist is the result of one hypothesis, much less mine,” said Catholic psychologist Paul C. Vitz. “I am just saying there is a tendency for more things to go together than you’d expect normally.”
(RNS) California pastor Ryan Bell is flirting with atheism for 12 months. His unorthodox resolution is only an experiment, he says. He is not an atheist. “At least not yet.”
(RNS) Lifetree Cafes are a fairly recent venture by Group Publishing, a Colorado-based Christian publishing company that is tapping into people’s yearning for community and face-to face connection.