Egypt jails student over Facebook atheism page 18 Feb 2015 at 11:41am
An Egyptian court has sentenced a student to one year in jail for insulting Islam and promoting atheism on a Facebook page, his lawyer and judicial sources said Wednesday. It is the second such ruling in Egypt since January when another 21-year-old was jailed for three years for declaring on Facebook that he is an atheist. Judicial sources said that Sharif Gaber "was sentenced to one-year in ... Is it any wonder religion is on the wane? 12 Feb 2015 at 11:00am
Atheism has soared among young Britons, as science answers our questions and God fades from our cultural life Every non-believer comes to atheism or agnosticism in their own way. For people of my generation, this has been against a backdrop of religious wars, which have been fought for most of our lives. This has contributed to a deep hostility towards religion in society generally ? more than ... Atheism is simply a lack of belief 24 Feb 2015 at 9:52am
'Atheistic governments' replaced religion with leader worship, ad thus were not atheistic. North Carolina shootings do not represent Atheism 17 Feb 2015 at 10:53pm
Anyone who, like myself, does not buy the assertion that the universe must have a creator has probably faced this argument at some point. It goes something like this: ?Religious people do wars and terrorism, but so do atheists! Stalin and Mao were atheists! They killed more people than Hitler!? Yes, we are all forced [?] For sale: handbags and conservative ideology 27 Feb 2015 at 3:28pm
The speeches -- especially those from potential presidential candidates -- draw the most attention here at the annual gathering of conservative Republicans. In 'China's Jerusalem,' party members must now profess atheism 4 Feb 2015 at 8:17am
Prospective Communist Party members in the region of China where Christianity is growing the fastest must now renounce religious belief, while current party members must write letters stating their rejection of faith, according to a new mandate by authorities in Zhejiang Province. The policy comes amid extended and systematic harassment of Protestant churches in Zhejiang, with more than 450 ... 1-800-DOUBTS: Helpline for atheists 28 Feb 2015 at 1:30pm
He's been a Christian for 20 years but can't believe in the Bible anymore. He hasn't told his friends or family and still sits, uneasy, in church each Sunday. Losing my religion: Hotline helps would-be atheists 27 Feb 2015 at 9:44pm
He's been a Christian for 20 years but can't believe in the Bible anymore. He hasn't told his friends or family and still sits, uneasy, in church each Sunday. Richard Dawkins slams video that claims to 'destroy atheism' 16 Feb 2015 at 4:23am
Richard Dawkins has dismissed a Christian video that claims to undo atheist reasoning about God, saying the argument was "pathetic". Schools are teaching our children atheism 21 Feb 2015 at 6:14am
Evolution is a religion for atheists. Their bible is "Origin of the Species" and their atheistic messiah is Charles Darwin. Their pastors are atheistic professors and school teachers. Their congregations are the children and young adults in our public schools and universities. Their evangelists are atheistic scientists. Our tax dollars are the tithes and offerings. read more
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The Rev. Charles P. Henderson is a Presbyterian minister and
Executive Director of CrossCurrents.
He is the author of God and Science (John Knox Press, 1986).
A revised and expanded version of the book is appearing here. God and Science (Hypertext Edition,
He is also editor of a new book, featuring articles by world class scientists and theologians, and illustrating the leading views on the relationship between science and religion: Faith, Science and the Future (CrossCurrents Press, 2007).
Charles also tracks the boundry between the virtual and the real at his blog: Next World Design, focusing on the mediation of art, science and spirituality in the metaverse.