The Gas About Religion and State

The Gas about Religion and State Like it or not, humans are predictable, no matter what you are hearing from mass media these days. Politics and religion are two of the most consistent and predictable behaviors of all. Can you remove politics from religion? No....

Does God Exist?

"I don't believe in God. I believe in something, just not in God". When questioned about their belief in God, a lot people seem to have a very narrow view of what God is supposed to be, inextricably linked to organized religion. When they cannot...

The President Who Doesn’t Pray: Imagining America’s First Atheist Leader

The lights are hot and bright on the stage as the contenders for the Republican nominee line up behind their podiums for another debate, perhaps the final one before a candidate is chosen to take on Barack Obama this November. The back drop is...

Shit Christians Say

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Generation X Becoming Less Christian, Less Republican

Members of Generation X – the 35 million Americans born between 1965 and 1972 – have become less Christian and less Republican over the course of their adult lives, a new study by Trinity College shows. Striking declines in the number of Catholics and...

Evangeliculled

Evangelicals, especially the Word of Faith segment of the Religious Right, speak a different language.  If you have ever seen and chuckled over Tom Cruise’s acronym, Xenu-speak peppered video about Scientology, you have unwittingly seen and chuckled over many Evangelical’s thoughts and feelings about...

The Kids Aren’t Alright: The Next Generation of the Christian Right

Meg Butler On the small burgundy shag pulpit at the front of the Truth Tabernacle Church in Greensburg, Indiana, several toddlers stand in line, waiting for their turn to speak into the mike. Up next is a blonde little boy, “aw”-inducingly cute in his navy...

The Christian Reich

Christianity began as a truly benevolent and heartfelt religion based on charity, love, and acceptance.   Jesus himself, as portrayed in the Bible at least, was the epitome of all of these things.  He was almost enamored by the outcasts of society and shunned...

The Epitome of Christian Hypocrisy & Homophobia

Watch this "pastor, Reverend Welton Gaddy, from a North Carolina church tell his congregation not to vote for "baby killer" Obama and how he would get rid of all of the "queers" in a very Adolf Hitler fashion.