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If My Daughter Eats a Burger With Mom, She May Be Shunned by My Ultra-Orthodox Community, Says Dad

A London woman who left her ultra-Orthodox Jewish partner has done the unthinkable: She took their nine-year-old daughter to McDonald's and allowed her to attend a co-ed gym class. The father worries the girl may be shunned by his community as a result.

Hello to 2017

As we say "good riddance" to 2016, the prospects of 2017 being much better may not appear to be particularly good. Is there anything we can do to make this year better? Broadly, I think we need to make sure that we are learning something useful from our experiences and that what we are learning corresponds to reality. Show More Summary

The Argument From Intelligent Design (Debunked)

Because we haven't been in the middle of an all-out assault against the teaching of evolution in public schools like we had a decade ago, it's easy to forget what Intelligent Design was and why Creationists were so enamored by it.In the video below, YouTuber Rationality Rules explains the theory and why it never made any sense.

36 Questions I’d Like to Ask God

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, features 36 questions I'd like to ask God.

Atheist Minister Who May Be Kicked Out of Her Church Is Creating a Non-Theistic Congregation

Gretta Vosper, the United Church of Canada minister who accepts all the tenets of her faith except for that pesky little God bit, is now helping create a non-theistic congregation.

Starting Tomorrow, Norway Will No Longer Have a National Religion

After 500 years together, the Church of Norway and the nation's government are finally getting a much-needed divorce. But the Norwegian Humanist Association's secretary general Kristin Mile says the separation is far from complete and needs to go much further.

Atheists Helped Homeless People Over Christmas… But Christians Online Are Giving Credit to God

The Southeast Texas Atheists Helping the Homeless group spent Christmas Day serving meals and distributing care packages to those in need.For some Christians, however, this act of compassion couldn't be divorced from the idea that God must have been using non-believers to enact His will.

Gospel Singer Kim Burrell to Church Members: Gay People Are Perverts Who Will Die

In a sermon she streamed on Facebook Live, gospel singer Kim Burrell went on a homophobic rant in which she said people with the "homosexual spirit" would die from it.

Rapper Azealia Banks Slaughtered Chickens in Her Closet for Three Years As a Form of Witchcraft

Hip-hop artist Azealia Banks has once again shown the world that critical thinking isn't one of her strong suits. She posted a video to Instagram on Thursday in which she revealed that her closet was full of the bloody remains of dead chickens, because she had been sacrificing them for the past three years.

Goodbye to 2016

2016 sure has been one hell of a year, hasn't it? For those of us living in the U.S., I suppose the big story would probably have to be the unexpected election of Donald Trump and the many side stories related to it (e.g., the failure...Show More Summary

Paula White, Who’s Praying at Donald Trump’s Inauguration, Should Follow Jesus More Literally

Just in case you had any doubts, there's a big difference between what Jesus Christ preached and what Donald Trump's favorite preachers are saying. Case in point: Paula White, who will pray at his inauguration.

Rwandan Soccer League Bans Witchcraft… For Some Reason

Rwanda's long national nightmare is finally over: Witchcraft has been banned from soccer matches.

Televangelist Jim Bakker Praises Donald Trump for Supporting (Illegal) Bible Readings in School

In a bizarre rant on his show yesterday, televangelist Jim Bakker said God loved that Donald Trump stood for "Bible reading" in public schools, that Britain legalized "three-person marriage," and that it wouldn't be long before we could marry baboons.

Democrats Shouldn’t Pander to Evangelicals When Other Groups Are More Vital To Their Success

While there's a practical argument to be made for reaching out to every large group of voters, it would still be a waste of time for Democrats to invest resources in the evangelical world.

Threads of 2016

For many reasons, 2016 was a year that most of us would like to forget. But there are some good things too that are worth an annual wrapup, and so we begin with… Family Matters In September, I became a parent. I wrote about how child-raising cries out for communal effort and the lessons humanists [Read More...]

Humanist Group Gets “Ebenezer Award” from Conservative Group for Daring to Defend the Constitution

The American Humanist Association just received the "Ebenezer Award" from a conservative legal group for fighting a school district that's promoting a religious ministry. I guess we're supposed to think this award is a bad thing, but I fail to see the problem.

Atheist Revolution's Most Popular Posts of 2016

2016 has been a rough year in many ways, but that doesn't mean that nothing good came out of it. The atheist blogosphere continued to generate thought-provoking posts for us to read. I think it is safe to say that we witnessed some push...Show More Summary

Mormon Tabernacle Choir Member Quits Before Performing at Donald Trump’s Inauguration

Jan Chamberlin, a member of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, has been having a lot of sleepless nights ever since she found out her group would be performing at the inauguration of Donald Trump. That's why, yesterday, she quit the group rather than play along and be seen as supportive of Trump's actions.

A Rap About the Atheists in Your Neighborhood

Rapper Baba Brinkman just released the latest video from his album The Rap Guide to Religion, and it's a wonderful collaboration with Greydon Square called "Neighborhood Atheism."

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