Tag Archive for 'news'

Dear Huff Post: Do Your Homework!

In two recent Huff Post articles on the Bill Nye video and AiG’s rebuttal videos they have stated, “Purdom did not comment on studies that have shown that evolution has been observed in a laboratory setting.”[1] Curious, I clicked on …

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Authority, Opinion, and the Definition of Marriage

It’s been all over the news—and unless you live under a rock, you probably know what I’m referring to. Dan Cathy, president of Chick-fil-A, defined marriage according to the Bible and a media storm ensued. Cathy stated, “We are very …

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Are Evolution and Global Warming Universally Accepted by Scientists?

If you read nothing more than the recent news reports concerning the new Tennessee law that provides protection for teachers wishing to teach the scientific weaknesses of evolution, global warming and other issues, then you might answer “yes” to the …

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Can a Pastor in a Church Be an Atheist?

In the Netherlands the answer is yes. Reverend Klass Hendrikse is a priest in the Protestant Church in the Netherlands and believes that God is not supernatural. In a recent BBC article, he states the following:

When it [God]

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President Obama—One God or Many gods?

On Sunday night as I was watching TV, my husband (who was on his computer) said, “Did you hear? Osama bin Laden is dead.” I quickly turned over to the news station to get the latest information. While I am …

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Responding to the Critics in West Virginia

A couple weeks ago, I had the privilege of speaking at the “I Am Not Ashamed” conference in Charleston, West Virginia (see No Atheist Protest But Time Well Spent With One Atheist). Shortly after the conference an editorial appeared …

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How Do You Imagine God?

As I was looking through the USA Weekend insert in the Sunday paper a few weeks ago, I noticed the religion column was entitled, “How do you imagine God?” Intrigued, I read on. Here are some quotes from the article:…

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Public schools, graduation, and church

A headline in our local paper grabbed my attention: “Schools defend holding graduation in church.”1 According to the article, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is suing a public school district in Connecticut for hosting its high school graduation …

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