Gervais made a simple, easy-to-follow case for atheism.
The clash between two of the country’s largest religious groups forebodes a fierce and high-stakes battle over Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation to the Supreme Court.
We are misled by the very term “religion,” argues Sam Harris. Religion was simply the discourse humans used when all causes in the universe were opaque.
Ahead of the Super Bowl, a PRRI survey analyzes views on God’s role in sports, women’s leadership in the NFL, and so-called “participation trophies.”
New research charts the decline in religious identity.
Many religious groups have urged the president not to give Christians priority in seeking asylum, but some conservative political organizations back his new ban on refugees.
Most Christians fail to comprehend the implications of the belief system they embrace. Much of what they ‘ know’ about their religion is a highly sanitized version that is promoted by their priests and pastors. Few bother to read and understand what is written in the Bible or think critically about what Christian doctrine implies.
Each point listed below presents a claim for questioning the authenticity of Christianity. In total, they lay out a convincing case that Christianity is untrue. This is based on the premise that a true, factual religion guided by a supernatural god would be precise, flawless, authentic, transcendent, unmatched, unique, prescient, prophetic, revelatory, internally consistent, and scientifically accurate. In Christianity, we see none of these elements.
A non-profit group that tracks (legitimate) Christian persecution around the world just released a list of the “50 countries where Christians face the most severe persecution for their faith.”
To the surprise of Religion Right leaders, I assume, the United States didn’t make the cut.
It seems like not more than a day or two goes by without hearing it from somewhere: America is growing hostile towards Christians. A growing number of Christians– a shocking amount, actually– are convinced that America’s glory days are over and that Christians are now a marginalized group on the verge of having all of [Read More…]
The attorney general nominee told a right-wing extremist that ‘without God, there is no truth.’ How would he enforce the country’s secular laws then?