“Although I no longer believe in Islam, being a Muslim defined and shaped my life in ways that I cannot simply leave behind.”
If atheists are going to demand equal rights—and we should—we should also be prepared to advocate for the rights of other groups, regardless of whether or not we agree with them on the subject of God. Anything less is hypocritical.
Thanks to Hobby Lobby, libertarian secularists may now find themselves unable to reconcile their economic principles with their support for a religiously neutral government.
Nigerian atheist Mubarak Bala, who was forcibly hospitalized, is still at risk—and the intersection of political religion and colonial-era laws is to blame.
Atheists are rightfully concerned about stigma. Pew’s latest poll is evidence that we’ve got some ground to cover before we’re socially accepted—and we should consider interfaith dialogue as a means of doing so.
We speak with Sarah Jones, who will be guest writing for Chris Stedman over the next two weeks, about feminism, atheism, and why she calls herself a ‘faitheist.’
Vlad Chituc explains why atheists—and all people—should avoid psychoanalyzing those who do not share their perspective.
‘Atheists in America’ editor Melanie Brewster tells RNS how anti-atheist bias impacts the mental health of atheists and explains why she wanted to be sure her new book “was not another tale of the ‘upper middle class straight white man’ leaving his faith.”
What are your favorite atheist songs? Here are our top 5, including songs from John Grant and Bill Callahan.