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February 27, 2002

Added "Christian Salvation?" by Thomas Doubting to the Features section of the Kiosk.
Ever wonder how you can be saved? Christians can't agree, and the confusion is embarassing. A survey of sixteen major denominations proves the point.

February 24, 2002

Added "Prayer as Magic" by William Edelen to the Agora section of the Kiosk.
In the study of religion among primal peoples you find that many believed in "magic". Magic is defined as the belief that supernatural forces can be controlled, influenced and manipulated by executing a ritualistic formula, either physical or verbal. We still, today, in a more fashionable way, utilize superstition, prayer wheels, magic, sacrifices and elaborate doxologies to induce God to favor our requests, grant our wishes and perform miracles upon demand.

February 10, 2002

Added "The Sorrow of an Atheist" by Brandon Seger to the Agora section of the Kiosk.
A nonreligious family copes with the death of the father. What ensues is a secular funeral and a discussion over an atheist's philosophy of death.

February 1, 2002

Massively updated and expanded the "Atheist Media FAQ" (2002) edited by Jeffery Jay Lowder in the Atheism Web
The Atheism Web is the official website for the *.atheism Usenet newsgroups (alt.atheism, alt.atheism.moderated, soc.atheism, and talk.atheism). The nonfiction books section of the "Atheist Media FAQ" has been completely overhauled, updated, and expanded.


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