Atheism, the State, and the Early Christians: Lessons for Today

Sep 25, 2016 by

by Bill Muehlenberg, CultureWatch: Socrates was said to have been sentenced to death by the state because he was accused of atheism (impiety) and corrupting youth because he did not acknowledge the gods of Athens. His life was ended by drinking hemlock, but accusations of atheism did not stop...

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Parents given ‘atheist handbook’ to challenge religion in schools

Aug 16, 2016 by

by Harry Farley, Christian Today: An atheist handbook will be given to parents concerned about religious influence in schools as a guide for how to challenge teachers. Humanist Society Scotland (HSS) have published ‘A Guide for Non-Religious Parents’ and ‘A Guide for...

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What The Fighting Over Gender Issues Is Really About

Aug 16, 2016 by

by Michael C Sherrard: Do you have a hard time understanding how rational people can really think that genderless bathrooms are a good idea? Are you confused about what is happening culturally? Does it make any sense to you that corporations are applying political and economic pressure to reform...

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Five atheists who lost faith in atheism

Jul 21, 2016 by

by Martin Saunders, thepoachedegg.net: Atheism is cool. At least, that’s the popular perception of a worldview that’s enjoyed a rebrand and a renaissance in the last couple of decades. Authors like Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens have issued forceful public challenges to the...

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Government challenged over treatment of non-religious views in RE lessons

Jul 1, 2016 by

from the National Secular Society: The Government has been challenged in the House of Lords over its approach to the inclusion of non-religious worldviews in religious education. Lord Taverne, the Liberal Democrat peer and an honorary associate of the National Secular Society, asked the Government...

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The Dangerous Religion of Secular Progressivism

Jun 28, 2016 by

by Luma Simms, Public Discourse: In an excellent new book, Mary Eberstadt argues that secular progressivism is not just a political ideology; it is a competing faith. During my first few weeks in America, I vividly remember my mom gasping in surprise and pointing out a large cross on a hill...

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