A survey examining Americans' views on Christian theology revealed that, among even self-identified Christians, there is confusion or disagreement about the Holy Spirit. Is the spirit a force or a personal being? Is the spirit present...Show More Summary
Atheist Richard Dawkins is not a very popular figure among members of the religious community. Known for his scathing remarks against religion and theism, Dawkins has drawn the ire of many conservatives around the world. In the process...Show More Summary
The co-founder and former guitarist of the popular world-famous Christian rock band The Newsboys has officially renounced his Christian faith and is calling members of the current version of the band hypocrites.
This is just too good. It's not a huge surprise that Richard Dawkins gets a large amount of hate male from right-wing religious zealots. The 73-year-old is an evolutionary biologist and atheist who is openly critical about creationism...Show More Summary
In 2013, Richard Dawkins released the first half of his autobiography: An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist: It was just announced that the second half -- the part that will focus on his career as a well-known atheist -- will be released on September 22. The title is...
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It's perhaps unsurprising that evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins gets a lot of hate mail from religious folks, considering he's widely seen as the public face of anti-thiesm. His 2006 bestseller The God Delusion in which he asserted that belief in...
A few years ago, Richard Dawkins read some of his hate mail from loving Christians and it was glorious.Now, he's done it again. It involves him reading a lot of nasty slurs, learning about his own sexual predilections, and trying to figure out how to properly pronounce "bee-yotch."
The recent call for publicity blurbs that sell the bible to a modern audience attracted a host of new competitors as well as the old-timers. Kieran Corcoran’s entry presented Jesus… Continue reading The post Spectator competition: Not Richard Dawkins’s Book of the Year (plus: literary agony uncles and aunts) appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Real Time host Bill Maher appears in an ad for the atheist group Openly Secular released on Monday, saying he was eager to lend his voice to their campaign. “It seems to me the most obvious decision a person could make in their life: do I want to make real-world policy decided on the basis of...
Along with author Richard Dawkins, comedian Bill Maher might just be one of the world's most outspoken atheists. So there is nothing particularly surprising about this PSA he recently taped for the Openly Secular organization, a group that aims to eliminate discrimination of the non-religious by encouraging them to speak out about their non-beliefs.
Atheist author and intellectual Richard Dawkins took to Twitter to offer his views on the brutal terror attack against a satirical French newspaper where a dozen people were murdered.
The professor took to Twitter to air his views on the attack, which killed 12
Creationists are praying for Richard Dawkins after the evolutionary biologist tweeted that atheism was a race and that anti-atheists were racist “atheophobic bigots.” “I think he’s either lost it, or someone hacked his account. I believe the latter,” creationist Ray Comfort wrote...
Since the discovery that DNA encodes genetic information, research on the evolution of life has focused on its genetic origins. Following this “genes-first” approach, Oxford University evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins has argued in his book The Selfish Gene that cells and organisms evolved...
Theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss wrote a withering response to a Wall Street Journal article arguing that “Science Increasingly Makes the Case for God,” but the Journal refused to publish it — so Richard Dawkins did instead. The article was written by the evangelical author...
As Richard Dawkins is quick to point out, the phrase "Christian child" or "Muslim child" makes no sense -- especially when applied to babies -- since they never sat down, worked through their beliefs, and chose a label for themselves. Show More Summary
Religious right extremism, new atheists & late-night mockery have religion on the run. American secularism's rising
Back in October, a group of science advocates including Jerry Coyne and Richard Dawkins, with the help of the Freedom From Religion Foundation, wrote a letter to Georgia Southern University.It turned out that History professor Dr. Emerson T. McMullen (below) was teaching courses in which he advocated Creationism.
Atheist professor and author Richard Dawkins has said that it is faith in God that makes organized groups capable of great acts of evil, such as the Pakistan school massacre earlier this week where the Taliban killed 132 children and nine staff members.