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We Are All Atheists

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.17.2015 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

So a Rabbi and an Atheist walk into a bar. What is funny about this joke entree is that the encounter made real news, in the form of a nice talk about good and evil, with the implication that an atheist cannot tell the difference.

Why I'd Still Believe In God Even if the Bible Was a Fairytale

Mick Mooney | Posted 12.15.2014 | Religion
Mick Mooney

I've watched a lot of well known atheists on YouTube. To be honest, they have some really interesting ― and truthful ― things to say. The main objection I find with their perspective is not their critique on religion, which I find mostly quite accurate, but rather it is how they mix God with religion. They look at the irrationality of religion, and therefore claim that belief in God is irrational.

What Is Strength?

Umar Zulqarnain | Posted 09.28.2014 | Religion
Umar Zulqarnain

Strength is to let go, to let be, to simply exist. Strength is to know that we are nothing and that we have no strength. It is to know that strength is in God and is not acquired but provided.

What Is Strength?

Umar Zulqarnain | Posted 09.25.2014 | Religion
Umar Zulqarnain

We try to display ourselves as strong, independent beings, as confident and un-phased by the events around us. In reality, it is often a show, a facade, a cry for attention rather than an element of fortitude.

Atheist Raising a Believer

Sara Goldfarb | Posted 08.09.2014 | Parents
Sara Goldfarb

On some level, I believed atheism was hereditary. That the composition of my DNA couldn't produce anything other than me. And so, when my first daughter was born, I made a conscious effort to introduce her to religion. I wanted to make sure that whatever beliefs she formed, they were of her own making, not mine.

It's Not About You

Zachary K. Pearce | Posted 03.19.2014 | Religion
Zachary K. Pearce

Christians need to be focused on living their life the way God commanded his followers to so that they may be a part of his Kingdom of Heaven for eternity.

What Justin Bieber Needs To Do -- Now

DJ Louie XIV | Posted 07.01.2013 | Entertainment
DJ Louie XIV

I need to be honest about something right from the jump: I'm not a fan of Justin Bieber (*braces for the full wrath of the Bieliebers*).

What's Wrong With Having a Little Faith?

Vanessa Pinto | Posted 06.18.2013 | San Francisco
Vanessa Pinto

In a world where so many people search desperately for something to believe in, how can I or anyone judge someone harshly for simply having faith?

A Biological Depiction Of Grace

Rev. G. Jude Geiger | Posted 03.21.2013 | TED Weekends
Rev. G. Jude Geiger

The most basic act of Grace is the fact that we are alive. We have entered into this world through no efforts of our own. The value of this gift is inestimable.

Muslim Feminists Visit Copenhagen

Nancy Graham Holm | Posted 03.10.2013 | Religion
Nancy Graham Holm

"There is absolutely nothing in the Qur'an that supports or justifies forced marriage," says Tehmina Kazi, who has a law degree from the London School...

How Fear Of Death Affects Faith

Posted 02.24.2013 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 06/15/2012 04:02 PM EDT on LiveScience Thinking about death makes Christians and Muslim...

13 Reasons Why Non-Believers Don't Exist

Matthew Hutson | Posted 06.13.2012 | Books
Matthew Hutson

Whether you think you do or not, you believe in magic. I don't mean the magic of love or romance. I mean stuff that, as far as scientific consensus is concerned, is not possible, and is a little spooky, and would get you burned at the stake if you claimed mastery of in another era.

Study Links Spread Of Religion With 'Believer Gene'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Al Webb Religion News Service LONDON -- A British university study suggests that people of strong faith can spread religion through a "believers' ...

McLaren's 'A New Kind Of Christianity' Sparks Ire Among Other Evangelicals

NPR | Barbara Bradley Hagerty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

March 29 marks the beginning of the holiest week for Christians -- when believers reflect on the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus. This year, the...

The Newest Old Business Trend

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Avital Andrews

Tithing -- offering a percentage of income for a cause -- dates back to the Old Testament. And lately its popularity is surging in the business world.