Fostering acceptance of LGBT communities ultimately requires addressing the theological assumptions that undergird how many Christians approach the Bible.
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Effectively navigating the discussion of Islam in modern society is more difficult than ever, but it is also more important than ever.
The sequel to 2014’s evangelical romp doubles down on its themes of persecution, atheist-bashing and tone-deaf proselytizing. Avoid, but only with open eyes.
That time James Randi uncovered the deceptions of a famous faith healer.
A Rachel Maddow segment from last year provides important context for and traces the historical threads that underlie the current standoff in Burns, Oregon.
Donald Trump’s anti-Muslim hostility is being used for recruitment purposes by Al-Shabab, an Al-Qaeda-aligned Islamist group.
Debunking witless memes is a thankless job, but someone’s got to do it.
I highlight two recent podcasts from the Sam Harris catalog: an inspirational chat with an ex-Westboro member, and an unpacking of a psychologist’s controversial take on empathy.
Obama’s remarks at a recent LGBT event have ruffled the feathers of the usual suspects, who respond by stoking conservative prejudices with a cargo container of hyperbole.
A brief lesson in epistemology illustrates how biblical literalism at best provides non-answers and at worst is self-defeating.
Kevin Roose’s sojourn turned memoir is an honest, transparent, balanced look into a cultural divide that seems more unbridgeable by the year.
The pastor who tried atheism out for a year has announced his conclusion.