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6 hrs ago | Religion News Service

Nigerian atheista s case isna t just about religion

For the last two weeks of July, Faitheist is being guest hosted by Sarah Jones , Communications Associate for Americans United for Separation of Church and State.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Religion

10 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

Rev. Barber Tells Bill Maher He's An Atheist When It Comes To A Hateful God

I've had the pleasure of seeing Rev. William Barber speak in person awhile back, and I will never, ever forget him.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Religion, US News, Liberal Political News

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Psychology Today

Atheists Hardwired For Faith? Nope

Is God dead? New psychological research counters: Is atheism dead? Studies suggest that even people who claim to be committed atheists tacitly hold religious beliefs, such as in the existence of "immortal souls," and "higher powers," evidence that suggests to some that "religion is hardwired into our genes ."

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Related Topix: Religion

Psychology Today

A Really Good Thing

We had just gotten home from a trip up to Oregon and I was helping my wife unpack everything and then the kids needed this and that and then one of our cats had a plugged-up urethra and was moaning something heinous and I had to return the rental car before they closed and of course we still needed to get to the market -- and then the phone rang.

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Related Topix: Religion, Agnosticism

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Salon

The numbers are in: America still distrusts atheists and Muslims

Religious tension is nothing new in America. Hatred between religions, distrust and downright anger are the everyday norm for anyone with a television set or access to the Internet.

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Related Topix: Religion, Evangelicals

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Religion News Service

From fundamentalist to a faitheista : Meet Sarah Jones

Beginning this weekend, I'm taking a short break from writing-so please join me in welcoming our guest "faitheist" columnist: Sarah Jones from Americans United for Separation of Church and State! Since Jones-who has already written two guest columns for Faitheist -will be taking the reins for the next two weeks, I wanted to help you get to know her ... (more)

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Related Topix: Religion

Tue Jul 15, 2014

News24

.com | The Pompous Atheist vs. The 'Intolerable' Believer

News24 user Miriam Mannak submitted these great photos of the weekend snowfall n the Western Cape.

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Related Topix: Religion

Florida Baptist Witness

BreakPoint: Demographics favor the faithful: A doubtful future for atheism

Every spring for the past 27 years, writers and other intellectuals have gathered in the Welsh town of Hay "to think about the world as it is, to imagine how it might be," and to have a "big conversation about discovery and intellectual adventure."

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Related Topix: Religion

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Huntington News

Book Notes: 'God Doesn't Exist and He Knows It'; New...

Philip Yaffe, the Brussels, Belgium-based American author of eBooks on a variety of subjects -- I like to think of him as a digital age incarnation of Emmanuel Haldeman-Julius the publisher of the famous "Little Blue Books" so popular from the 1930s through the 1950s -- has written what is probably his most provocative book, "God Doesn't Exist and ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Belgium, Religion

Religion News Service

How anti-atheist stigma affects the mental health of American nontheists

This question is explored in a new collection of more than two dozen stories from American atheists, aptly titled Atheists in America .

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Columbia University, Religion

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Examiner.com

Is it okay to give atheists the benefit of the doubt?

Tuesday morning Jackson's WTWZ 1120 AM , "The Tradition", aired a lecture that discussed the legacy of Immanuel Kant , specifically how it related to historic arguments in favor of Theism .

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Related Topix: Religion

Wed Jul 09, 2014

SFGate

Maybe I'm not always right: hard to believe

I wrote a column about organized wars and organized religion a week or so ago, and it got a lot of response.

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Related Topix: Religion, Entertainment

MetaFilter

A less intellectually lazy atheism?

Atheist bashing or tough love? A thought-provoking review by Michael Robbins of Nick Spencer's new book on the history of atheism in Slate magazine.

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Related Topix: Religion

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Slate Magazine

Know Nothing

Nick Spencer begins his spirited history of atheism with a fairy tale. Once upon a time, people lived in ignorant superstition, offering sacrifices to monsters in the sky.

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Bangor Daily News

Evangelism, atheism on display in regular dueling demonstrations in Portland

Cory Tracy rolls his wheelchair to Congress Square Park and parks at his customary spot against a monolithic black utilities box.

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Related Topix: Religion, Portland, ME

Mon Jul 07, 2014

News24

Atheism: It begins in our breakfast

We have seen many examples of very wealthy people spending a huge chunk of their time and money helping the needy.

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Related Topix: Religion

Tue Jul 01, 2014

KKLA-FM Glendale

New Mexico Scientists Fight Taxpayer-Funded Evolution Celebration

Two New Mexico scientists hope next year's Darwin Days celebration at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science may evolve into a more civilized affair.

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Related Topix: New Mexico, New Mexico Government, Religion, Evolution Debate

Sat Jun 28, 2014

The Review

Rev. Jim McCurdy: The beauty of atheists

Atheism is a spiritual path itself. My atheist friends have pointed out to me the horror and vile sides of this world.

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Related Topix: Religion

Fri Jun 27, 2014

World Magazine

New Mexico scientists fight taxpayer-funded evolution celebration

Two New Mexico scientists hope next year's Darwin Days celebration at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science may evolve into a more civilized affair.

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Related Topix: New Mexico, New Mexico Government, Religion, Evolution Debate

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Fermanagh Today

Human agency is our source of real faith and optimism'

Humanism is a philosophical and ethical position that concentrates on the value and power of human beings.

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Related Topix: Religion, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, Down County, Northern Ireland

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