Category Archives: Agnostic/Atheist

Atheist Bill Maher Expresses Disgust With Fellow Liberals for Suggesting Christianity and Islam are Basically the Same: ‘I Never Hear Anybody Go ‘Merry Christmas” Before a Bomb Goes Off

Liberal television personality Bill Maher is again expressing his disgust with the political correctness of fellow liberals regarding Islamic terrorism, noting that he never hears someone scream “Merry Christmas!” before…

Fragile Atheism and the Faith of Christopher Hitchens

On December 15, 2011, Christopher Hitchens died of esophageal cancer. Some remember him as a man of the left who, after 9/11, converted to a kind of neoconservatism; others remember…

The Gap Between Religious Charities and “Nones”

When volunteers sign up to serve food or organize a clothing drive at Rescue Mission of Salt Lake, Chris Croswhite doesn’t ask them whether they believe in God. He couldn’t…

Terry Eagleton’s Unusual Challenge to the New Atheism

Among the public intellectuals of the Western world, a significant camp believes that only one really important battle of ideas is now in progress: between liberal, rational, law-bound modernity and the…

Muslims Surpass Atheists as Most Unpopular In U. S.

Maybe atheists should just embrace it as a slogan: “Atheists: The group Americans love to hate.”

Why America’s “Nones” Left Religion Behind

Perhaps the most striking trend in American religion in recent years has been the growing percentage of adults who do not identify with a religious group. And the vast majority…

Evolution and the “Scopes Monkey Trial” Home Today

In 1925, two of America’s most renowned figures faced off in the southeast Tennessee town of Dayton to debate a burning issue — whether man evolved over millions of years…

Why Do Many “Nones” Believe In Life After Death?

Since atheist blogger Martin Hughes left Christianity, he hasn’t missed believing in God or in hell. But he does miss heaven.

Canadian Atheist Minister Defends Her Views at United Church ‘Inquisition’

An avowed atheist fighting to keep her job as a United Church minister is now waiting to hear if a review panel will recommend she be defrocked for violating her…

Atheists Gather In DC for “Reason Rally”

Thousands of atheists turned out Saturday on a muggy Washington day to take part in “Reason Rally,” dedicated to boosting the political power of the growing number of non-religious Americans.