A Boca Raton father and son have filed a lawsuit claiming the Palm Beach County school board isn’t teaching the theory of evolution.
I’m not a believer in God, but that’s never stopped me from reveling in holiday cheer. Jewish by birth, I’ve never met a latke I didn’t love. I’ve found that lighting a menorah and attending a midnight Mass afford me an opportunity to meditate on the humanist values I hold dear: inclusiveness,…
Peter D’Angelo, a composer who normally creates music for TV and film, put together a Christmas song for atheists. It’s called “Keep the Merry, Dump the Myth”
Leading figures in the Christian Church have today revealed plans to reboot their biggest hit, ‘The Bible’, as they look to be overshadowed by rival franchise Star Wars this winter.
Most antiquities scholars think that the New Testament gospels are “mythologized history.” In other words, based on the evidence available they think that around the start of the first century a controversial Jewish rabbi named Yeshua ben Yosef gathered a following and his life and teachings provided the seed that grew into Christianity.
The City of Orange Monday announced it will remove a Nativity scene Christmas decoration from city hall after receiving a request from an atheist organization to put up a sign.
Human beings are remarkably prone to supernatural beliefs and, in particular, to beliefs in invisible agents – beings that, like us, act on the basis of their beliefs and desires, but that, unlike us, aren’t usually visible to the naked eye. Belie…
When it comes to wrapping paper, travel and movies, the holidays can be a special time even for non-believers.
A recent commentary published in the New Scientist addresses the issue of scientific literacy and civic decision-making. The author notes: We have a long…
Valerie Tarico interviews Dr. Tony Nugent, scholar of world religions. Dr. Nugent is a symbologist, an expert in ancient symbols. He taught at Seattle University for fifteen years in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies and is an ordained Presbyterian minister. Tarico: Many Americans have heard that December 25 was a birthday of Roman gods…