If Dan won't say it, I will: All religion is bullshit.
Oh, I'm not saying there aren't some good things that come from religion or that people of faith are inherently bullshitters, just that in a very real and literal sense the Bible, the Koran, the Vedas, the Buddhavacana, the Book of Mormon, and all the other sacred texts and oral histories on which the world's various religions are based are total bullshit.
In today's RNB Religion News Roundup we've got items about religious radio/tv programming, the Grand Prix Priest does Britain's Got Talent, and human rights abuser Donald Rumsfeld quoting the Bible. Imagine playing John Lennon's ant... Read Post
Dear Dan, I am a religious (in both senses of the word) reader of your work, and I just have to say, with regard to your acidic take on religion: enough! I take seriously your legitimate complaints about religion and about religious... Read Post
During a speech at a High School journalism convention, Dan Savage attacked anti-gay Biblical literalism, which caused Christian students to walk out: The right, predictably, flipped its shit. Savage apologizes for name-calling but ... Read Post