Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are among the most famous atheists in the world. But to many people, the idea of a nontheistic wedding is still entirely alien.
“I became an atheist because I’m not a joiner,” CNN host S.E. Cupp says in a recent video. ‘Atheists aren’t joiners’ is a common stereotype—but that doesn’t mean we can’t be ‘joiners,’ or that there aren’t potential benefits.
It’s time for humanists to dig deeper. It’s time for humanists to stop being so lazy regarding issues of race violence. Race and the consequences of our racist society must become a priority within the humanist movement.
Some say that there are “no atheists in foxholes”—that, when confronted with her or his own mortality, even the most ardent atheist suddenly becomes a believer. But a recent car accident reminded me of how my atheism fuels my appreciation for being alive.
As an atheist and a queer person, I’m not surprised by Gallup’s finding that fewer LGBTQ people are religious. But I want to caution all people—atheists included—against celebrating this.
“Friendly Atheist” Hemant Mehta has announced that his next book will draw parallels between belief in God and an abusive relationship—inspiring controversy among atheists.
World Humanist Congress speaker and “His Dark Materials” author Philip Pullman talks with RNS about atheism, Humanist funerals, and what atheists can learn from Jesus.
The first channel specifically for atheists launched this week. But their decision to feature figures like Richard Dawkins and Jaclyn Glenn so prominently has guest columnist Sarah Jones wondering which atheists the channel is designed to attract.
“Although I no longer believe in Islam, being a Muslim defined and shaped my life in ways that I cannot simply leave behind.”