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  1. Secular America under attack, says the University of MiamiRead the original story

    May 24, 2016 | Washington Times

    Millionaire Louis Appignani , who gave the University of Miami $2.2 million to create the world's first chair of Atheism Studies, seems to think so. "I'm trying to eliminate discrimination against atheists," Mr. Appignani told the New York Times about his donation. 1 comment

  2. Rev. Gretta Vosper's atheistic claims don't hold up about fellow clergyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Canada.com

    ... church employee actively markets the anti-religious worldview. After more than a decade of Vosper publicly espousing atheism, the "tolerant" United Church is finally reviewing her commitment to her ordination vows. We won't get into a discussion ...

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  3. 2016.05.24 - OTRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Lone Star Ball

    ... Enlightenment. Deism stood between the narrow dogmatism of the period and skepticism . Though deists rejected atheism, [14] they often were called "atheists" by more traditional theists. [15] There were a number of different forms in the 17th and ...

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  4. Upcoming Atheist Festival hopes to coax non-believers out of the closetRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | OregonLive.com

    ... Who do you hope comes to the festival? Are you hoping to attract religious people so they can learn more about atheism or atheists so they can find encouragement? A little of both. Our goal isn't to have a reverse conversion -- it's just to make the ...

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  5. Bhagat Singh lives on in motion comicRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    ... put through questioning and be challenged. The comments section shows that some were surprised and some happy that atheism itself will be brought back in discussion with this video in times of religious animosity. Vijayendra Mohanty, head of ...

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  6. $2.2M gift to fund research on atheism at Florida collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | Arkansas Online

    With an increasing number of Americans leaving religion behind, the University of Miami has received a donation from a wealthy atheist to endow what it says is the nation's first academic chair 'for the study of atheism, humanism and secular ethics.'

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  7. Tim Wildmon: Ignoring the scripture is the path to destructionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | Newms360.com

    ... common sense. Progressivism is a worldview fundamentally based on the philosophy of humanism. Humanism is based on atheism or agnosticism. That is to say there is no God to govern the individual or the community on planet Earth. Therefore it is up ...

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  8. U. of Miami starts nation's first chair for study of atheismRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | Seattle Times

    With an increasing number of Americans leaving religion behind, the University of Miami received a donation in late April from a wealthy atheist to endow what it says is the nation's first academic chair "for the study of atheism, humanism and secular ethics." The chair was established after years of discussion with a $2.2 million donation from Louis Appignani, a retired businessman and former president and chairman of the modeling school Barbizon International.

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  9. How God Messed Up My Happy Atheist LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | Christianity Today

    became a Christian on July 7, 2015, after a very pleasant adult life of firm atheism. I've found myself telling "the story" when people ask me about it - slightly tweaked for my audience, of course. When talking to non-theists, I do a lot of ... 24 comments

  10. University of Miami To Hire World's First Chair of Atheism StudiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | Miami New Times

    Lack of belief doesn't necessarily mean lack of anything to study. That's the reasoning behind the University of Miami's decision to establish what is believed to be the world's first academic chair "for the study of atheism, and secular ethics."

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  11. Why a Pentecostal preacher gave up on Jesus and became an atheist activistRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | The Raw Story

    ... accept the truth. It's the story told in DeWitt's new book: Hope after Faith: An Ex-Pastor's Journey from Belief to Atheism (available in print editions). Fascinating, suspenseful, compellingly written, often heartbreaking, sometimes hilarious, and ...

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  12. Academic chair dedicated to atheism established at University of Miami, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    An academic chair devoted to atheism, humanism and secular ethics has been established at the University of Miami , according to a report from the New York Times. While religious studies departments are a staple at many colleges and universities, classes dedicated to atheism have only recently begun to surface, the report says.

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  13. Director Juraj Herz muses on life and deathRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | Slovak Spectator

    ... I have a huge collection of books written by priests who left the Church and they are very strong. You can interpret atheism also through famous people, starting with Voltaire. There are hundreds of them. The 17th century was full of atheists. Sme: ...

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  14. The Submission of America's ElitesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | The American Conservative

    ... vitality of France (and Europe), only to find that this spiritual life has been thoroughly depleted by war, atheism, and postmodernism. The confidence that had built Rocamadour and Mt. Saint Michel and Chartres has given way to ennui, exhaustion, ...

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  15. Uyboco: The Gospel of BalanceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Sun-Star

    ... was chaotic and frenzied. People would clap, cheer and shout during the sermon. Today, I am agnostic leaning towards atheism. I do not really know and cannot really conclude that there is no god or some form of higher power, but I live my life on ...

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  16. 'I will fight until the last'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | The Daily Star

    ... slaughtered," she said. The CNN report says that a statement from ISIS blamed the deceased professor of "calling to atheism", but the family refutes the claim. According to Rizwana, her father was not an atheist. "Who could kill him? Why should they ...

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  17. Bangladesh professor: Daughter's fury over slaughtered fatherRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | GhanaWeb

    ... remains a mystery to his family and students. A statement from ISIS blamed the deceased professor of "calling to atheism," but the family refutes the claim. According to his daughter, he was not an atheist. "Who could kill him? Why should they kill ...

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  18. 4 suspects arrested in Bangladesh professor's killingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | KRON 4

    ... Bangladesh. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for Siddique's killing and accused him of advocating atheism, according to the SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors jihadi websites. But authorities rejected the claim, denying that the ...

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  19. Bangladesh arrests militant over killing of professorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Times of Oman

    ... death on his way to work last month. IS claimed responsibility for the killing of the professor for his "calling to atheism". Police however arrested a member of the banned militant group, Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh, thought to have been lying ...

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  20. Bangladesh: Islamist militant arrested for murder of professorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | The Indian Express

    ... death on his way to work. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the killing of the professor for his "calling to atheism". Police however arrested a member of the banned local militant group, Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh, thought to have been ...

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