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  1. Challenging Richard DawkinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 2 | Switched

    ... " were galloping roughshod over civil and cogent discussions of religion, I became so disgusted that I wrote a book, Atheism: A Guide for the Perplexed, in

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  2. 6 global religion Scientists, theologians ponder if 'new biology' is more open to religion43m agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 2 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... the influence of the environment. Unlike the earlier views, which seemed to lead toward either agnosticism or atheism, the theologians see this "new biology" or "holistic biology" as more compatible with religious belief. "We've added definition to ...

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  3. Everything wrong with the new Star Trek's vision of a godless futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 2 | Deseret News

    ... in red states and the top spot (of course) goes to religious Utah . In much of Asia, it's even worse. State-enforced atheism in Russia has left it struggling to maintain its population. China has the same problem, but combined with the problem of ...

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  4. Paul Gottfried Has Questions For Lance Welton On Atheism Vs. ReligionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 29 | VDARE

    Although I don't mean to criticize Lance Welton again , his latest commentary on VDARE [ The Death of Atheism-Because Atheists Will Die Off ] raises for me questions. What evidence can Welton provide us with that religious attachments have been exclusively or mostly a function of grinding poverty? Church attendance continued to rise in the English-speaking world throughout the nineteenth-centur y ; and this coincided with a period of unprecedented economic improvement.

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  5. Statistics on atheism in the Middle East and North Africa are hazy,...Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 1 | Washington Times

    But the 21-year-old Iraqi woman hides a secret from her peers at the University of Babylon: her atheism. "I was not convinced by the creation story in the Quran," she said.

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  6. Scientists, Theologians Ponder If Latest Biological Findings Are More Compatible With ReligionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 1 | Sojourners

    ... the influence of the environment. Unlike the earlier views, which seemed to lead toward either agnosticism or atheism, the theologians see this "new biology" or "holistic biology" as more compatible with religious belief. "We've added definition to ...

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  7. From the Enlightenment to the Dark Ages: How "new atheism" slid into the alt-rightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 29 | Salon

    ... foolishness mucking up society for the rest of us - some hope for the future. For many years I was among the new atheism movement's greatest allies. , Hitchens gradually abandoned his Trotskyist political affiliations for what could, in my view, be ...

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  8. What Ever Happened to the New Atheists?by Elliot Kaufman On Friday,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 28 | National Review Online

    ... has cast him as an Islamophobe and a bigot. That means that three of the much-acclaimed "Four Horsemen" of New Atheism have been turfed from the left for extending their critique of religion to Islam. The fourth is Daniel Dennett, who also ... 1 comment

  9. My state school scripture classes taught me about hell. I wouldn't change a thingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 27 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... have abused their responsibility for the children they educate in their own institutions. The social tide towards atheism cannot be ignored - ethics classes should be offered on a level playing field. In 2015, the Victorian Labor government removed ...

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  10. Richard Dawkins, shunned by Berkeley, finds new venue nearbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 27 | Religion News Service

    ... he has many fans. Kimberly Winston is a freelance religion reporter based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She covers atheism and freethought for RNS. RNS's comments section is meant to be a place of lively yet respectful and edifying discussion of ...

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  11. Science Mike brings religion, science togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 27 | United Methodist Church

    ... to the fact that he is open about his own personal journey - a journey that includes periods of evangelical fervor, atheism, skepticism and Christianity. "When I was growing-up, God was my best friend," McHargue said. "My family was Southern ...

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  12. Ian Warden: we are spiritual but not religiousRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 25 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... Garden Gnome painted a glowing canary yellow and canary green. Yes, in one sense (looked at with cold, dispassionate atheism) it is a frivolous thing. And yet

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  13. Yes, There Is A Very Big Difference Between Atheism & AgnosticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 25 | Refinery 29

    ... are nevertheless very different. Nick Fish, national program director of American Atheists , tells Refinery29 that atheism is about as "none" as you can get in terms of belief. "Atheism itself is exactly one thing: a lack of a belief in gods," he ... 44 comments

  14. Berkeley Silences Yet Another Controversial Figure. Here's Who Got Axed This Time.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 24 | Townhall

    ... anyone who knows Dawkins, knows he is a harsh critic of all religions. Hell, he's one of the Four Horsemen of New Atheism; one of his most popular books is "The God Delusion." And while Dawkins tweets may be highly critical of Islam, they hardly can ...

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  15. Why Evangelism Requires Both Logic and LovelinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 24 | Christianity Today

    ... culture is becoming ever more secularized. Increasing numbers of people feel comfortable embracing agnosticism or atheism, and every day we see evidence of hostility to Christianity, especially on topics related to sexual ethics. How are we to ...

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  16. Rosalyn D'Mello: In search of the elusive ecstasyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    ... about a book she had recently read that had made her want to come to more expressive terms about acknowledging her atheism. I confessed to her that I was still attempting to un-condition myself from my religious upbringing. It would be hypocritical ...

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  17. Warty: How do you solve a problem like Mari . . . Moral RelativismRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | Catallaxy

    ... these are all values the 'progressives' seek to undermine. As I see it, there are some inherent problems with atheism and a whole lot more with homosexuality (and unfortunately the two often go hand in hand, excuse the unintended pun). The atheist ...

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  18. They don't believe in God. So they founded a community center in Denver for non-believersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Ukiah Blog Live

    ... McLeod doesn't believe in God. After abandoning her strict Christian upbringing in college, she turned to atheism, a solution to the silence of the cosmos that allowed her to jettison what she considers the contradictions of the Bible and the ...

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  19. Undercover thinkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Newsday

    ... evangelists shape pop culture and to be Pakistani is increasingly linked to being a devout Muslim. Although atheism is not technically illegal in Pakistan, apostasy is deemed to be punishable by death in some interpretations of Islam. As a result, ...

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  20. Thomas Jefferson's Bible TeachingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | The New York Times

    ... of the French Revolution, which sought to eradicate religion in France. Their talking point was clear: Jefferson's atheism disqualified him from the presidency. But Jefferson was no atheist. As a young man, he embraced the tenets of "natural ...

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