Modern Atheism

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The US: One nation not quite under God – Religion News Service

(RNS) Politicians often cite American “exceptionalism” and the country’s high level of religiosity when boasting about one nation under God. But this country isn’t so unique on the faith front any more, say two sociology professors.http://bit.ly/1XrElN0

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Are we ready to face death without religion? | Adam Lee | Opinion | The Guardian

A rise in atheist funerals shows that fewer of us need to rely on faith when confronted with mortalityhttp://bit.ly/1RicSsA

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Hudson: ‘Faitheism’ workshop asks atheists, religious to unite

HUDSON – Pew Research found last year that the number of Americans who do not identify with any religion had grown to 56 million, a seven percent increase since 2007. On Sunday, the Unitarian Church of Hudson and Marlborough held a workshop to discuss how the religious and this growing number of atheists and agnostics can come together to...

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Kentucky Legislature Approves Bible Class In Public Schools

On March 10, the Kentucky Education Committee unanimously passed a bill that would allow educators to teach Bi…http://bit.ly/1RiaRwl

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The Ugly Side of Religious Purity

Examining the abuse and other negative consequences that arise from fundamentalist religious ideas about sexual purity.http://bit.ly/1Ri61iP

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Americans May Be Too Religious To Embrace Socialism | FiveThirtyEight

For over a century, scholars have wondered why the United States has never had a viable socialist movement. Socialist parties in other Western democracies, such…http://53eig.ht/1QSypw6

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These Christian teachers want to bring Jesus into public schools – The Washington Post

National group sees public schools as the “largest single mission field in America.”http://wapo.st/1UrG8Cn

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Would You Come Out as Non-Religious if it Meant Losing Your Scholarship?

Who thinks, “I’ll admit I’m an atheist after I have my student loans paid off”?http://bit.ly/1WjCAkA

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How Adults Can Encourage Kids To Be Original Thinkers : NPR Ed : NPR

In Adam Grant’s book, Originals, he writes that taking risks and embracing curiosity can lead to original ideas. So how can teachers and parents use his findings to help their kids be more creative?http://n.pr/1RI1LJT

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Were Jews Ever Really Slaves in Egypt, or Is Passover a Myth?

Where is the real proof – archeological evidence, state records and primary sources?http://bit.ly/1WhtN2D