Dave Rubin, fresh off his interview with Sam Harris, invited Cara Santa Maria on his show and the two discussed coming out as an atheist, why the godless are so hated, and whether there's a "secular awakening" going on:
According to quite a few critics of Wednesday night's GOP debate, it went too long and was too focused on Trump (again). After taking 16 pages of notes, I had to agree about the length of time, but I disagree about the amount of focus on Trump. He must be discussed, but in a savvy and […]
If I asked you to describe evangelical Christianity, "sex-negative" would undoubtedly be near the top of the list. The culture that embraces purity rings, abstinence-only sex education, and compares women who have fooled around to glasses...Show More Summary
Author/translator of 100 books, Abdul Noor used literacy campaigns and Bible-based preaching to spread the gospel. Menes Abdul Noor, who served as pastor of Kasr el-Dobara Evangelical Church in Cairo, Egypt, for over three decades, died on Monday, September 14, from Parkinson’s disease. Show More Summary
Speaking and looking very much like a grandfather-friend as he spoke to the camera, Pope Francis sent Thursday a brief video message to Cubans ahead of his upcoming trip. He heads to the island Saturday as a “missionary of mercy,” he said, but also as a a pilgrim, a son looking forward to visiting his […]
The third installment in a debate series between a devout Mormon and young atheist. The post A Mormon and an Atheist Debate: Can the Debate Between Theism and Atheism Be Resolved? appeared first on OnFaith.
I think this beats out all those models of the solar system we made out of styrofoam balls and toothpicks:
One of life's little joys as an atheist is free admission day at the science museum, so of course I was there with a few other friends.I couldn't help but notice your T-shirt: I believe in the Big Bang. God spoke, and BANG, it happened!I know you're hoping to witness to people like me.
The Coral Springs (FL) City Commission has ended invocations at their meetings, all because Chaz Stevens, a Satanist, asked to participate.
On August 26, two journalists from WDBJ-TV in Roanoke, Virginia -- reporter Alison Parker and photographer Adam Ward -- were shot and killed during a live interview at Virginia’s Smith Mountain Lake. They were murdered by former WDBJ-TV reporter Vester Lee Flanagan, who was angry at being fired from the station two years ago and replaced by Parker.
Mat Staver, the lawyer for Kim Davis who's doing his best to prolong his time in the media spotlight, said on Liberty Counsel's "Faith and Freedom" show today that Davis needs prayers because she's received a lot of death threats.Obviously, anyone who does that deserves total condemnation.But Staver specifically pointed to a threat made on a popular TV show:
Earlier this week, 14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed brought a homemade clock to MacArthur High School in Irving, Texas. He loves tinkering around with electronics and he was proud of his latest creation.Did I mention his name was Ahmed Mohamed? And this was Texas?Then you know exactly how this played out:
Would you like to know how one regular Wednesday Link List reader, just by submitting news and opinion link ideas could win $500? So would a lot of people. We don’t have that contest. But we do love those of you who submit suggestions. Interview of the Week — Sam Smith: “Gary Chapman, the author […]
Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bllt6YtD9p4&feature=youtu.be Positively different. Debuting tomorrow (Tuesday, 9/15), the joint venture between The Dove Foundation...Show More Summary
Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=1&v=Bllt6YtD9p4 Positively different (Part 2). As previewed here yesterday, family viewing is getting a bit safer and easier toShow More Summary
Award-winning journalist Soledad O’Brien today will go on a national “I am Latino in America" tour to create conversations that amplify the Latino voices on critical community issues. O'Brien is the author of Latino in America [vimeo]https://vimeo.com/126926416[/vimeo] The...Show More Summary
Okay, I admit it: I picked the title for this entry because it's a lot more exciting sounding than "Derivative Houses: An Under-Appreciated Astrological Technique." But if you are learning astrology, the Derivative Houses Technique really...Show More Summary
The Gospel According to Stephenson is a vampire film that doubles as a battle between religion and atheism:
Laura Arnold Leibman In my graduate class this past summer, we talked about how different digital platforms shape the narrative structures of our scholarship. How would moving an "essay" from WordPress to Wix or Prezi reorder the logic...Show More Summary
[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VlF8SZFs44I[/youtube] A sweet new year to all who celebrate today. May you and all you love be inscribed in the book of life.