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Atheism vs Theism

Let's Hear It For the Atheists

Saul Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Saul Friedman

I have been comforted in coming out as an atheist by the Pew survey of religious knowledge in the U.S. Turns out that atheists or agnostics scored highest on a test consisting of questions about various religions.

For Atheists and Believers, Ignorance Is No Excuse

John Shook, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
John Shook, Ph.D.

How did know-nothing atheism and lazy theology grab the spotlight? This dead-end trap of mutually assured ignorance was not inevitable.

Beyond the Theism/Atheism Divide: A Plea for Humility

John Thatamanil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
John Thatamanil

The squabbles between fundamentalists and the New Atheists are tragic because left-leaning religious communities and progressive atheists cannot find each other, thus failing to make common cause on a shared vision of ecological and social justice.

A Christian's Defense of Bill Maher

Austin Carty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Austin Carty

If God is real, which I sincerely believe he is, he doesn't need me getting my feelings hurt because people think I'm wrong for believing in him.

A Room Without Rants: Where Reasonable Theists and Atheists Meet

Andrew Pessin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Andrew Pessin

The reasonable theist and atheist may reach opposite conclusions, but both will spend much of their time investigating, in an open-minded (and frequently critical) way, the strongest and most coherent versions of theism available.