Author Thomas Page McBee tells RNS about the religious themes of “Man Alive,” the influence of his agnostic mother, religion and the transgender community, and how men can address their own privilege.
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Atheist musician Jeremy Messersmith tells RNS how his experiences as a former Christian inspired his most recent album, what he believes now, and why relating to his religious family can feel like going to a Renaissance Festival.
In Joni Eareckson Tada’s world, the real tragedy isn’t that Brittany Maynard is terminally ill. It’s that she’s chosen to manage her suffering in a way Tada finds personally offensive.
New children’s book “Me & Dog” is certainly unusual—but, by comparing belief in God to the relationship between a dog and his owner, is it unfair to believers? Author Gene Weingarten speaks with RNS.
“Despite frequent tokenistic calls for ‘diversity’ within the ‘movement,’ there are virtually no people of color in executive management positions in any of the major secular, atheist, or Humanist organizations.” Author and activist Sikivu Hutchinson tells RNS how a new conference is working to change that.
Last weekend the number of “godless congregation” Sunday Assembly locations more than doubled. Here’s why their rapid growth is a welcome reminder of the value of working with and learning from others.
Unfamiliarity with Ethical Culture—a nontheistic, Humanist religion—is more common among some atheists than it should be. Anne Klaeysen tells RNS about the history of Ethical Culture, the challenges it faces today, and what the atheist movement can learn from the original “atheist church.”
“There’s more power to change minds in that moment than in a thousand debates.” Dale McGowan tells RNS why so many people conflate atheism with anti-theism and what atheists can gain from interfaith work.
Andrew W.K. recently made waves with an advice column encouraging an atheist to pray for a brother recently diagnosed with cancer. Atheist minister Gretta Vosper talks to RNS about atheism and prayer.