We are Humanists first because Humanism is easiest to believe. There are no fabulist doctrines to embrace. No winged ponies
Every academic field laments popular ignorance of its area of study. Scholars of religion decry religious illiteracy, but
Whoever you are and whatever your view, you are vastly outnumbered by all the other options combined. You are Protestant
Pardon me. This piece is admittedly too clever by half, but then again, so is The Gospel of Wealth. Two preachers, male and
Ancient and Renaissance Christian intellectuals claimed all that was beautiful and humane in pre-Christian Greek and Roman
During the same week of the report of the Muslim girl, which has now been discredited, I read a story of every-day valor
• An eternal tormenting punishment without rehabilitation for the offenders is perhaps the most immoral idea anyone ever
There's no need for releasing the Searchers to find out the cause for the current incredulity about God. At some point in
On 11/9 the world woke up to a blue screen error, or better yet, a red screen error.
Independent Voter: 'Good people can be deceived, and even the elect of God can be deceived. (The 'elect' are those chosen
The real assertion being made in all this (neuroscience is remarkable among sciences for its tendency to bypass hypothesis
First, the Trinity is referred to as 'three persons.' Second, there is a division of labor among the persons of the Trinity
Paul's theory, though a more deft and credible walk along the borderline of divinity and humanity, is itself as fabulous
Because the wealthy are despoiled, because the wealthy groan, I will rise up and place them in the safety for which they
Evangelicalism preaches Jesus but not the teachings of Jesus. Evangelicalism will tell you Jesus is God. But Evangelicalism
Humanist ethics rely on the pursuit of knowledge and rational thought--and what could be more rational than acknowledging
The Hellenic Education and Language Program is a not-for-profit, community-based initiative of the Hellenic diaspora of America
Religions also legislate marriage in order to legislate sex. But most ancient religious prohibitions against certain sexual
Islamophobia, or more relevantly, fear of Muslims, has led to persistent prejudice against a community of people who are just as compassionate and patriotic as anyone else.
All religions, except some forms of Buddhism, recommend prayer. From the Latin precare, which means to beg, prayer is just that: begging, pleading, imploring a God, or some other otherworldly figure, such as a saint.