Tag Archives: Evangelism

That Time The Pope Actually Wanted to Talk to Me

The Pope announced he wants to have a dialogue with atheists. Here’s what it might look like.

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Friday Fundamentalist Farce File – 1/28/2011

The Friday Fundamentalist Farce File is a week’s worth of “news” clippings from conservative hubs like WorldNetDaily and the American Family Association’s OneNewsNow. Millions of Americans absorb these messages as gospel truth—literally—on a daily basis.

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Apparently Only Christians Are Constituents of Alabama’s New Governor

The manifest destiny of a Christian American theocracy took a bold step towards the light this week with the inauguration of Alabama’s new governor, Robert Bentley. The day before taking office, Bentley, a deacon at First Baptist Church in Tuscaloosa, spoke at Dexter Street King Memorial Baptist Church, once led by Rev. Dr. Martin Luther […]

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How To Invalidate Gays: Validate Ex-Gays

The World Bank recently included PFOX (so-called “Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays & Gays) in their charity outreach, which demands that we remember how harmful and misleading PFOX really is.

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Halloween Special: Catholic Materials for Young Adults

Be scared, be very scared. Here are some “educational resources” Catholic churches and organizations distribute to young people. That’s how I got them to begin with.

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Atheists Know The Most About Religion. Duh.

The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life found that atheists know the most about religion and education makes a big difference.

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Religious Search Engines: Enabled Ignorance with Surprising Results

An NPR story this week introduced religious search engines. Here’s a more critical look at how they actually work and how they really don’t.

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Queer and Queerer Ep. 22 – Reeking of Faith

Zack talked about atheism with Marvin back in Episode 6, and now it’s Peterson’s turn to talk about faith as a Christian and a Quaker. Then, the two delve into the muck in this extended episode! The Zack-Peterson rapport’s gotten particularly spicy! In this exciting discussion, Zack challenges Peterson about faith and Peterson challenges Zack […]

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The Problem With “Christianity”

[9/4/10: I can’t comment whether Hemant Mehta agrees with what I wrote here, but I certainly agree with what he wrote here. He and I are very much on the same page about the burden of responsibility for those who claim to be allies but not act to support their positions. Even if you just […]

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Catholics for Equality: Laudable, Laughable, or Simply Oxymoronic?

If you actively support the Catholic Church but claim to support LGBT equality, what is it you actually stand for?

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