(RNS) In his new book, American Atheists’ president David Silverman lays out why he is often such a jerk and why he wants other atheists to join him in jerkitude.
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(RNS) Colbert is that rarest of rare birds — someone in the entertainment world who not only takes his faith seriously, but who talks about it, and even taught about it — in a local church, without fanfare.
(RNS) “I don’t think (Dawkins) has done more harm than good to the atheist movement, but the balance has been shifting towards harm,” atheist blogger Adam Lee said.
(RNS) Believers within Christianity, Judaism or Islam don’t all believe the same thing, and atheists and nonbelievers are no different. Here are six different kinds of unbelief.
(RNS) Francis Spufford’s defense of Christianity, “Unapologetic,” is aimed primarily at what he calls “godless Europeans,” the post-Enlightenment elites who tend to regard religion with bemusement as a silly fairy tale, if not with open hostility as a dangerous superstition.
(RNS) Robert Ingersoll was a Victorian-era rock star who packed theaters with people who traveled hundred of miles to hear his lectures against religion. Though largely forgotten, the man known as “The Great Agnostic” is enjoying a bit of a revival.
TORONTO (RNS) It’s an unlikely setting for an unlikely class. The chapel at Jesuit-run Regis College is adorned with stained glass, icons of Mary and Joseph, and the Stations of the Cross. The eight-week course being taught here is on atheism. More properly, “Responding to 21st-Century Atheism.”