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How to Pray for Divine Guidance Without Religion

An atheist finds wisdom in prayer, even if it is a practice often undergirded by indefensible beliefs.

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A Spirituality for Atheists

Can atheist Sam Harris convince nonbelievers they need to adopt a spirituality divorced from religion?

Meditation without God

Critical thinking ranks among the most dearly held values for those of us who are skeptical of religious faith. It’s … Continued

Do you believe in life after death? Neurosurgeon shifts view on faith, life.

Oprah Winfrey welcomes Dr. Eben Alexander to the set of Super Soul Sunday. Neurosurgeon Eben Alexander’s account of a near-death … Continued

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

American atheists must define themselves, not be defined by the religious

I am sorry to tell you that this will be my last regular “Spirited Atheist” column, and I want to … Continued

Remaking the world after 9/11

It makes no difference who you are or what your job was, we all recall what we were doing when … Continued

Joel Osteen on 9/11: ‘Faith is about trusting God when you have unanswered questions’

A Q and A between On Faith’s Sally Quinn and Joel Osteen, the bestelling Christian author and pastor of Lakewood … Continued

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What have we learned about religion post-9/11?

As the tenth anniversary of the Sept. 11th attacks approached, On Faith reached out to some of the world’s most influential religious leaders and thinkers to ask about faith in a post-attack world.

Do critics actually read the Koran?

Ramadan is upon us – a time of fasting, charity, prayer…and fighting off Sergey Ponomarev AP Libyan children study Koran … Continued