According to two atheist organizations, non-religious troops had a choice: pray or be punished.http://bit.ly/2Dmat5g
If the Catholic Bishops, their Evangelical Protestant allies, and other Right-wing fundamentalists had the sole objective of decimating religious belief, they couldn’t be doing a better job of it. Testimonials at sites like ExChristian.net show that people leave religion for a number of reasons, many of which religious leaders have very little control over. Sometimes, for example, people take...
In a recent article published in Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, NYU Sociology professor Michael Hout discusses the phenomenon of liminalism. Limen is Latin for “threshold.” Being liminal means you’re on the fence about religion. You either have one or you don’t, and that might change depending on when or how you’re asked.http://bit.ly/2ycxjcj
Secular Coalition Calls Religious Liberty Guidelines An Attack on the Rule of Law | Secular Coalition for America
Secular Coalition of America’s official statement in response to sweeping new guidelines from the Department of Justice that turn religion into a get-out-jail-free cardhttp://bit.ly/2ktDSl8
The Hypocrisy of Religious Leaders Like Joel Osteen Is a Major Reason Why Americans Are Fleeing the Church
The Houston pastor has raked in millions but had to be shamed into opening his doors to Harvey’s victims. On Monday, millionaire pastor Joel Osteen taught more Americans via his actions than he’ll ever do in a sermon. At least initially, Osteen refused to open the doors of his Houston megachurch to people displaced by Tropical Storm Harvey.http://bit.ly/2xae4Pw
Religious people “cling” to certain beliefs in the face of evidence because those views are closely tied to their moral compasses, new studies have suggested. Dogmatic individuals hold confidently to their faith even when contradicted by experts because those beliefs have “emotional resonance,” researchers said.http://ind.pn/2vUgtLb
Here may be why religious states have a higher consumption of pornography.http://bit.ly/2vtSjae
President Trump sat down with Pat Robertson in the Oval Office on Wednesday to give his first non-Fox News interview in more than two months. The Christian Broadcasting Network just posted the full video of its founder’s conversation with the president, and while no one was expecting the 87-year-old televangelist to ask hard-hitting questions, the sycophantic glad-handing between the...