Regardless of personal religious beliefs, students should learn about the importance of religious liberty and why it is threatened when the government endorses any religious view.
I commemorate this time of year partly due to my Jewish tradition, but also because I want to help change that tradition into a more godless one.
In a study of 63 individual studies, 53 showed less religiosity among the more intelligent participants.
While our support for religious freedom abroad might have limited resultants, we must remain vigilant at home.
Apparently authors can usually choose whether to call their books fiction or nonfiction.
‘Zealot’ author Reza Aslan on MSNBC Nobody has ever mistaken me for a Muslim, but I now feel an affinity … Continued
While listening to arguments for same-sex marriage, I discovered there are about 400 state benefits and over 1000 federal benefits to marriage.
The so-called six types of atheists based on a University of Tennessee study are: activist, anti-theist, intellectual, non-theist, ritual, and seeker.
I think that prayer, at its best, serves as a placebo. People may improve because their expectation to do so is strong.
Atheism flourishes with economic satisfaction, while religion often thrives when people are undereducated and desperate.
I am not now, nor have I ever been, a member of the Catholic Church. That’s why I feel less … Continued
When I was six, I began Hebrew School as an Orthodox Jew because that’s what my family was and that’s … Continued
There were two categories of teenagers in the 1950s: those who could name one book by an atheist and those … Continued
(Streeter Lecka — GETTY IMAGES) I could not have had a more patriotic beginning. I was born on Flag Day … Continued
More local produce coming soon to SNAP recipients in Michigan. (Jessica Tefft for The Washington Post) Recently, I wrote about … Continued
I believe that Pat Robertson, Rick Warren, the pope, my dog, and I will have the same afterlife, and that it will be a pain-free one.
The “Good Book” is seriously flawed. Which book am I talking about? It could be any book. No single book … Continued
Recently, I read two articles about dying for a cause. The first, on these pages, by Sally Quinn, addressed the … Continued