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Atheist Chaplain

Congress Rejects Call For Humanist Chaplains

Religion News Service | Kimberly Winston | Posted 07.25.2013 | Religion

(RNS) House lawmakers late Tuesday (July 23) approved an amendment to a Pentagon spending bill to prevent the appointment of nonreligious military cha...

Michael McAuliff

Republican Says Atheist Chaplains Would Call Fallen Soldiers 'Worm Food' | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- There are no atheists in foxholes, the saying goes. Republicans in Congress don't want them in the military chaplain corps, either. T...

Military Chaplains -- Treating PTSD at the Battlefield

Lisa Cypers Kamen, MA | Posted 05.18.2013 | Impact
Lisa Cypers Kamen, MA

Chaplains have direct access to our troops, as they are experiencing trauma, whether it be sexual trauma or the result of a physical injury on the battlefield.

An Atheist Chapaincy? A Good Way To Begin The New Year!

Alan Jones | Posted 02.26.2013 | Religion
Alan Jones

There's an atheist chaplain at Stanford. This is good news. John Figdor has a degree from Harvard Divinity School and he does what chaplains do. He counsels those in need and visits the sick.