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God Must Be Proud of Atheists

If God is love, God must love atheists, too.

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How Do Millennial New Yorkers Think About God?

I talked to hundreds of people in the Big Apple about God. Here’s what they said.

5 Things Everyone Should Know About America’s Religious History

Why we need to retell the American story.

5 Money Mistakes That Are Also God Mistakes

The problems people have with money are similar to the problems people have with God.

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OnFaith’s Top 20 Posts of the Year

Our most popular posts of 2014 include reports on Millennials and pot, lists on Jesus and Sikhs, and much more.

Happy Halloween to All Who Aren’t Afraid of Harmless Fun

The War on Christmas rages on. The War on Thanksgiving has begun. But what about Halloween?

How Could Anyone Reject the Bible? Because Reasons

Believing in the Bible’s divinity can be pretty tough once you learn a thing or two.

Who’s Afraid of a (Mostly) Fictional Bible?

Christians who pick and choose what to believe in the Bible may be on a slippery slope to secular humanism — and that’s just fine by me.

How the Devil Made Me Keep My Faith

Recollections from a demon-filled Catholic childhood.

Praying Without a God

After last month’s Supreme Court ruling for Greece v. Galloway, the practice of atheist prayer is spreading throughout the country.

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Why I’m Faithless at OnFaith

An atheist considers what it means to be a part of a conversation on faith.

Atheist or Believer? Frank Schaeffer Is a Bit of Both

Frank Schaeffer’s new book embraces the fuzziness and confusion of being an atheist who believes in God.

Why I Wish Pope Francis Was Joking about the Devil (and Other Beliefs)

Here’s my four-word solution for those struggling with demonic possession: “Stop believing in demons.”

Six Scenes of My Interactions with Muslims: The Good, the (Mostly) Bad, and the Ugly

I’m an equal opportunity critic of religions. But when it comes to human rights, I’m far more concerned about Islam.

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Atheists Bad, Christians Good: A Review of “God’s Not Dead”

A smug Christian movie about smug atheists leads to an inevitable happy ending.

The Internet Is Not Killing Religion. So What Is?

Why is religion in decline in the modern world? And what can save it?

Magical Thinking and the Canonization of Two Popes

Why Pope Francis is canonizing two popes for all of the world wide web to see.

Fundamentalist Arguments Against Fundamentalism

The all-or-nothing approach to the Bible used by skeptics and fundamentalists alike is flawed.

How to Debate Christians: Five Ways to Behave and Ten Questions to Answer

Advice for atheists taking on Christian critics.

What Happened to Religion in America? The I’s Have it

A Southern California synagogue dedicated to the idea that there is no God exemplifies America’s recent turn toward secularism. Is that a good thing?