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How to read (and think) like an atheist

There were two categories of teenagers in the 1950s: those who could name one book by an atheist and those … Continued

Boston Marathon’s holy ground and sacred bonds

When it comes to running, America often looks like a country of apostles and apostates. For true believers like Olympian … Continued

Super Bowl superstition

Did you know that three out of 10 Americans think that God will determine who will win the Super Bowl? … Continued

In invoking ‘Judeo-Christian values,’ Ryan is stunning in his hyprocrisy

When the going gets tough the tough get going. In this case it was Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan. … Continued

Skeptics are the new religious

Except for presidential candidates and some parts of the Bible Belt, the days when church membership was necessary for social … Continued

Teavangelicals are latest incarnation of religious right and Moral Majority cultural movements

Darren McCollester GETTY IMAGES CONCORD, NH – APRIL 15: Linda Dupere holds a sign at a Tea Party tax day … Continued

Young snake handlers grasp the power of faith

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Andrew Hamblin’s Facebook page is filled with snippets of his life. Making a late-night run to Taco … Continued

The Rev. Patrick Conroy, U.S. House chaplain, talks about conflict and his unusual congregation

PORTLAND, Ore. — After almost a year as chaplain of the U.S. House of Representatives, which The New York Times … Continued

Religious belief highest in developing and Catholic countries

Belief in God is slowly declining in most countries around the world, according to a new poll, but the truest … Continued

Anti-Shariah movement loses steam in state legislatures

At this point in 2011, 22 state legislatures had either passed or were considering bills to prohibit judges from considering … Continued