KANSAS CITY, Mo. (RNS) Kansas City Oasis hopes to provide more layers of connectivity through mom’s groups, other niche get-togethers and service opportunities.
(RNS) More than half of lawmakers received F’s on church-state issues in a report card issued by the Secular Coalition of America.
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) “My father was a man of action,” activist Nate Phelps said after his father’s death, “and I implore us all to embrace that small portion of his faulty legacy by doing the same.”
(RNS) “They said they have to take that (cross) down,” local resident Doug Johnson told the Riverside Press-Enterprise. “But they didn’t say anything about putting another one up.”
(RNS) Two economists found that the “measure of total Christian adherents is robustly and positively correlated with states’ unproductive entrepreneurship scores” in a given state.
NEW YORK (RNS) “There’s no constitutional requirement the cross has to be balanced by something else,” attorney Mark Alcott said. “The museum is not a proponent or opponent of religion.”
(RNS) “There are wonders enough out there without our inventing any,” Carl Sagan said.
(RNS) Many atheists, agnostics and humanists credit Carl Sagan and his “Cosmos” TV series with instilling in them skepticism of the supernatural and a sense of wonder about the universe. Both, they say, encouraged their rejection of institutional religion.