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Theism Mormonism Abraham

Book of Abraham Book of Abraham Skinny (1997) by rpcman (Off Site) Unanswerable questions on the Book of Abraham that Mormon apologists ignore. Book of Abraham Facsimiles by James David (Off Site) Photographs and images of the facsimiles. They have nothing to do with the Book of Abraham. Book of Abraham Facsimile No. 2 Altered […]

Secular Web Feature Articles: 2001

From Which Religious Sect Did Jesus Emerge? by Sid Green We know from the first-century Jewish historian Josephus that three main sects dominated first-century Palestine: the Sadducees, Pharisees, and Essenes. Green asks the question “from which did Jesus emerge?” and takes us on a fascinating tour of the evidence. The Evil Atheist Conspiracy by James […]

Secular Web Feature Articles: 2000

Atheism in the Third Millennium by Kim Walker A second generation atheist, Kim Walker explores the distinguishing characteristics of two common perspectives within the atheist community: that resulting from being born and bred with religion and later suffering a crisis of faith and the perspective of those who are raised as freethinkers from the onset. […]

New Scholarship for Secular Humanists

3/16/00 – SILVERMAN SCHOLARSHIP ESTABLISHED College of Charleston Mathematics Professor Dr. Herb Silverman has contributed funds to establish an endowed student scholarship at the school. Dr. Silverman, who has taught at the College of Charleston since 1976, has created the Silverman Secular Humanist Scholarship to recognize and encourage students who are secular humanists. “Secular humanism […]

House Chaplaincy Fiasco

After months of bitter fighting and accusations of religious bigotry, House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-Ill.) has named the Rev. Daniel Coughlin, a Roman Catholic priest, as the new House chaplain. The controversy over the position erupted in December when Hastert and House Majority Leader Dick Armey (R-Texas) ignored the recommendations of a bipartisan House committee […]

Evolution in the Classroom Says New Poll

Nearly three-quarters of a century after science teacher John Scopes was found guilty of breaking Tennessee law for teaching evolution, most Americans have a strong opinion about what should be taught in America’s science classes. In a new nationwide poll on the subject, conducted by DYG, Inc., the polling firm headed by Daniel Yankelovich, and […]

Secular Web Feature Articles: 1999

“The Society of Humanist Philosophers 1999 Conference” (1999) by James Still “Al Gore on Arrogant Atheists” (1999) by James Still If the message boards are not yet crawling with the news they soon will be: U.S. Vice President and Presidential candidate Al Gore admitted that he was a born-again Christian. During a 60 Minutes interview, […]

Atheistic Teleological Arguments

The Anthropic Coincidences, Evil and the Disconfirmation of Theism (1995) by Quentin Smith“The anthropic principle or the associated anthropic coincidences have been used by philosophers such as John Leslie (1989), William Lane Craig (1988) and Richard Swinburne (1990) to support the thesis that God exists. In this paper I shall examine Swinburne’s argument from the […]

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Church State Recommended

Related Sites Americans United for Separation of Church and State (Off Site) Americans United is dedicated to maintaining separation of church and state. The Constitutional Principle: Separation of Church and State (Off Site) Critique of David Barton’s “America’s Godly Heritage” (1996) by the Baptist Joint Committee on Public Affairs (Off Site) David Barton, in his taped presentation […]

Church State

The Separation of Church and State Church, State, and Creationism [ Index ] Flag Desecration Amendment [ Index ] Government Endorsement of the Boy Scouts [ Index ] Is America a Christian Nation? [ Index ] Pledge of Allegiance [ Index ] Religious Discrimination and Government Promotion of Religion [ Index ] School Prayer [ Index ] Supreme Court Decisions [ Index ] Vouchers [ Index ] Related Sites [ Index ] Article Titles Church […]
Historical Library

Robert Ingersoll Ingersoll Books

An Address at the Funeral of Walt Whitman  by Robert Ingersoll Paperback Order this book now Atheist Truth Vs. Religion’s Ghosts  by Robert Ingersoll Paperback Order this book now Best of Robert Ingersoll: Selections from His Writings and Speeches  by Robert Green Ingersoll Paperback $19.95 Order this book now Crimes Against Criminals  by Robert Green, […]
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The “New” Atheists Aren’t

Richard Dawkins is in his mid-seventies, as of this writing. He's been an atheist for most of the previous century AND the entirety of this one. Likewise Daniel Dennett, who is nearly as old as Professor Dawkins. Christopher Hitchens (Jefferson rest his soul) would have been about 65 this year. Sam Harris, the youngster in the bunch, is nonetheless greying and middle-aged. The "New" Atheists Aren't. Meet The REAL "New" Atheists: Seth Andrews, AronRa, and Matt Dillahunty...
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The Fall


Amazon

Elegantly styled, Camus’ profoundly disturbing novel of a Parisian lawyer’s confessions is a searing study of modern amorality.

Exile and the Kingdom


Amazon

A riveting and utterly haunting book, this anthology of Camus’s short stories is not only my favorite of all his works, but it is one of the best books I have ever read. The underlying theme in each of his stories is exile, whether it be spiritual, physical, or mental. From the tale of the […]

Jesus Christ and Mythology


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Jesus Christ and Mythology is Bultmann’s interpretation of Heidegger’s existentialism as applied to the Christian worldview. He argues that the ancient worldview of the New Testament is incompatible with the modern worldview of science and that we must reinterpret our understanding of the biblical texts if we are to continue to find meaning within them. […]