Tag Archives: atheism

Religion, science, and nonbelief

So you know that thing?  That thing when you see a link and you know reading it is going to infuriate you, but you click on it anyways and end up even more frustrated and angry than you expected? Well, … Continue reading

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Outsiders, minorities and learning new tricks

This post sort of follows on from my last one about things always seeming worse than what came before, but it’s also about a tendency I’ve seen in a lot of thinkpieces talking about anything to do with atheism, skepticism, … Continue reading

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Why study theology?

Following on from my last post, the Atlantic has a super-cool article explaining why people should study theology.  Hat-tip to my favorite high-heeled minister for pointing me to it (follow her on twitter here).  And unsurprisingly, the internet is now … Continue reading

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Dawkins, atheism, and the right to discuss religions

Okay, so this has been sitting in my ‘to post’ folder for a while, so now it feels a bit dated, but I’m posting it anyways because… well, because it’s my blog and I’ll do as I like, really.  But … Continue reading

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Definitions of religion

Bruce over at Fallen from Grace posted a response to David Lose’s article for the Huffington Post arguing for atheism as a religion, and now I feel compelled to chime in with my two cents as a religious historian. I … Continue reading

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