Kimberly Winston| Religion News Service




Stories by Kimberly Winston| Religion News Service
Air Force Academy drops ‘So help me God’ from honor oath

RNS () — Air Force Academy cadets will no longer be required to include the words “so help me God” … Continued

Atheists step in to help Ohio pastor assaulted by ‘militant atheist’

RNS () — A prominent Chicago atheist is reaching out to an Ohio pastor who was brutally beaten by a … Continued

Oprah interview stirs debate: What is an atheist?

RNS () — What was supposed to be a touchy-feely, one-on-one interview by Oprah Winfrey with long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad … Continued

Hispanics increasingly identify as ‘nones’

RNS () — The number of Hispanic-Americans who say they adhere to no religion is growing and now rivals the … Continued

Yale’s humanists lose bid for campus recognition

RNS () — A newly formed humanist group at Yale University suffered a setback when the school’s broader religious community … Continued

Minister-turned-atheist Teresa MacBain loses Harvard job after inflating resume

AUSTIN, Texas — A former United Methodist minister-turned-atheist was dismissed from her high-profile position at Harvard University on Thursday after … Continued

‘Secular safe zones’ offer campus shelter to atheist students

RNS () — The small sticker on professor Robert Schmidt’s office door isn’t just a decoration — it’s a beacon … Continued

‘Hug an Atheist’ film tries to put a human face on unbelief

SAN FRANCISCO — Few outside the atheist community — and even many inside it — would argue that atheism has … Continued

Mass. Supreme Court to hear challenge to Pledge of Allegiance

RNS () — Massachusetts’ highest court on Wednesday (Sept. 4) will consider whether the daily recitation of the Pledge of … Continued

American Atheists leader wins fight for ‘ATHE1ST’ license plate

RNS () — Every state’s department of motor vehicles routinely rejects applications for vanity license plates that are deemed offensive … Continued