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Why God Is Not Like Santa Claus

Three reasons common atheist arguments against God fail spectacularly.

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4 Responses to the Problem of Violence in the Bible

Does the Bible actually endorse violence on a dramatic scale?

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How Can a Made-Up Bible Still Be God’s Word?

An atheist and a Bible scholar agree on much about the Bible, but still arrive at opposite conclusions.

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5 Illogical Arguments Against Islam

How the media uses logical fallacies to forge a relationship between Islam and extremism.

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The Problem with Calling Terrorism “Religious”

We need better explanations for the horrors in the world today.

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Five Things All Atheists Should Know About Religion

If you want to critique organized religion, it helps to know what you’re talking about.

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Richard Dawkins Stands by Remarks on Sexism, Pedophilia, Down Syndrome

The famous atheist isn’t taking back the comments that riled even those in his own camp.

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Hey Religious Leaders, Maybe Twitter Isn’t a Great Place to Pontificate

For many thought leaders, Twitter is not a good look.

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Shopping the Spiritual Supermarket

Lost your faith? There may still be a spiritual path available to you.

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What Oprah Doesn’t Get About Atheists

Winfrey’s definition of God is meaningless, applying to everything and nothing all at once.

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Atheists at the Pulpit

Congregations of atheists may be the new, beneficial alternative to organized religion.

Silverman Concedes U.S. Senate Race

  Courtesy of Herb Silverman Herb Silverman It is with a heavy (10.5-ounce) heart that I tell my millions of … Continued

Hell is a reality distortion field

Uncredited AP This photo provided by Kevin Miller XI Productions Inc. shows exorcist Bob Larson, left, at work in a … Continued

‘Legitimate rape’ remark fuels women’s increasing skepticism about religion

AP Todd Akin, Republican candidate for U.S. Senator from Missouri taking questions on Aug. 10, 2012 after speaking at the … Continued

Dawkins: Don’t need God to be good … or generous

AFP/GETTY IMAGES British author and scientist Richard Dawkins attending the Frankfurt Book Fair in 2007. Freethinkers, atheists, agnostics, secular humanists … Continued

‘A nation of Osteens and Obamas’

Bill O’Leary WASHINGTON POST Evangelist Joel Osteen brings his revival show to Nationals Park on April, 29, 2012 in Washington, … Continued

A vision for a secular America

The Reason Rally is necessary because secular Americans want to restore the values of our nation’s founders. As one of … Continued

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Reason Rally on National Mall

Leaders in the secular movement head to the National Mall to exercise the First Amendment in their own way.

Atheists don’t own reason

The new atheists–participants in the contemporary anti-religion movement led by Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, the late Christopher Hitchens, among others–are … Continued

Why women need secularism

Jason Getz AP Gale Walldorff holds a historic sign of a woman saying “Don’t tell me what to do,” during … Continued