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Christianity Today Gleanings: Judge Revives Atheist Challenge To ...

An atheist-led challenge to the longstanding parsonage tax break enjoyed by ministers will now move forward -- again -- after a Wisconsin federal judge recently ruled that the group has new legal standing for its lawsuit.
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Atheism vs Theism vs Agnosticism vs Gnosticism

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Atheism vs Theism vs Agnosticism vs Gnosticism. August 3, 2013 By James Ford Leave a Comment. I just love Pablo Stanley's cartoon. (For more by Pablo, go here.) Admittedly there are many more slices one can come up with, and the rather ...
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Atheism and Spirituality: Are there any Spiritual Atheists?

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The problem with answering such a question is that the term 'spiritual' is so vague and ill-defined most of the time. Usually when people use it they mean.
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Escape from the tyranny of religion - News24

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Escape from the tyranny of religion News24 "If nothing exists, there can be no consciousness: a consciousness with nothing to be conscious of but itself is a contradiction in terms: before it could identify itself as consciousness, it had to be...
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Atheist blogger Hemant Mehta: I don't hate God, I just think believers are ... - Raw Story

Atheist blogger Hemant Mehta: I don't hate God, I just think believers are ... - Raw Story | Losing my Religion | Scoop.it
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Atheists don't hate God, atheist blogger Hemant Mehta explained Tuesday, they just don't believe the supposedly divine being actually exists.
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Neil DeGrasse Tyson and the Myth of Islamic Anti Science

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Guest Post by Ibrahim Arsalan Recently I was hipped to a presentation made by one of my favorite modern scientists, Neil DeGrasse Tyson.
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5 reasons there aren't more women in atheism - Salon

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In a Salon piece last week called, “Where are the women of new atheism?”, Katie Englehardt described what looks like diminishing participation of women in atheist life.
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A Happy Atheist – Seun Kuti Talks Religion - 360Nobs.com

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A Happy Atheist – Seun Kuti Talks Religion
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The only religion in Africa with a unified doctrine is the traditional african religion and yet it is the evil one.
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Christianity Today Gleanings: Judge Revives Atheist Challenge To ...

An atheist-led challenge to the longstanding parsonage tax break enjoyed by ministers will now move forward -- again -- after a Wisconsin federal judge recently ruled that the group has new legal standing for its lawsuit.
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Of Ghosts And Atheism - Ex-Christian Life - Ex-Christian.Net

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Of Ghosts And Atheism - posted in Ex-Christian Life: I'm a pretty open atheist. I don't have any beliefs about gods, ghosts, or the supernatural. I'm one of those who says, "I don't confirm that there ISN'T a god or supernatural.
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Cosmic*Intelligence*Agency - New Moon In Virgo »

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What did our ancestors know after all – they had smaller brains; lived within a deluded magical consciousness, since they had less factual knowledge about nature after all. Modern humans have mastered myriad rational ...
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Christopher Hitchens didn't mention God on his deathbed at all, says his widow - ChristianToday

Christopher Hitchens didn't mention God on his deathbed at all, says his widow - ChristianToday | Losing my Religion | Scoop.it
NOW LEBANONChristopher Hitchens didn't mention God on his deathbed at all, says his widowChristianTodayIn promotion of the late atheist's newly released book, Mortality, his widow Carol Blue went on "CBS This Morning" on Friday and briefly talked...
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Images: The evolution of the iPhone over time | Firstpost

Images: The evolution of the iPhone over time | Firstpost | Losing my Religion | Scoop.it
iPhone 5 is actually the sixth iPhone that Apple will launch today. Here's a look images of Apple iPhone releases since its debut in 2007.
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Blasphemous video sparks Muslim violence - Examiner.com

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Examiner.comBlasphemous video sparks Muslim violenceExaminer.comPlease check out the Atheism 101 Series for frequently asked topics. If you enjoy this article, please share the link on facebook, twitter, google plus, reddit, and others.
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RDFRS: Why are millennials leaving church? Try atheism

RDFRS: Why are millennials leaving church? Try atheism | Losing my Religion | Scoop.it
They're anti-gay, anti-women, anti-science, anti-sex-education and anti-doubt, to name a few of the most common criticisms. I don't disagree with those critiques, but there's another side to the story.
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Beyond Jesus-Agnosticism - Patheos

Beyond Jesus-Agnosticism - Patheos | Losing my Religion | Scoop.it
“Jesus agnostic” doesn't fit – it better describes the stance of sitting on the fence about whether there was a historical Jesus or not. And Sumner's proposal of “functional mythicist” seems to me to be problematic, since it ...
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The evolution of the mosque - DAWN.COM

The evolution of the mosque - DAWN.COM | Losing my Religion | Scoop.it
The only function of the minaret was to elevate the moazin but loudspeakers have made them unnecessary.
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Ingenious Pursuits: How not to achieve actual skepticism

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How not to achieve actual skepticism. There is a frankly rather embarrassing post over at WUWT called My Personal Path To Catastrophic AGW Skepticism by someone called Jonathan Abbott. The other day, he posted a twee ...
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Was Muhammad a Pedophile?

Was Muhammad a Pedophile? | Losing my Religion | Scoop.it
An Examination of Muhammad’s Relationship with a Nine-Year-Old GirlFor the Western mind, perhaps the most disturbing fact about Islam is that its founder had a sexual relationship with a nine-year-old girl.
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Pope Francis Open to Homosexual Priests - but Not Gay Marriage - IBTimes.co.uk

Pope Francis Open to Homosexual Priests - but Not Gay Marriage - IBTimes.co.uk | Losing my Religion | Scoop.it
IBTimes.co.uk Pope Francis Open to Homosexual Priests - but Not Gay Marriage IBTimes.co.uk In June Francis, who has a reputation for free-thinking and liberalism, reportedly lamented the existence of a gay lobby in the Vatican, in remarks that seem...
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Ichthus77: The day I converted from atheism is approaching...

Ichthus77: The day I converted from atheism is approaching... | Losing my Religion | Scoop.it
I spruced up the old testimony for Brian Auten's Former Atheist Project on Apologetics 315, just in time for my approaching born-again birthday. If you're a former atheist, Brian would love to hear your story--and so would I ...
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The Evolution Of The Khan Academy

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The story is well-known by now. Sal Khan was tutoring his cousin Nadia as she struggled with unit conversion.
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Farewell to Faith

thanks to the Atheist Alliance of America for providing the venue. atheistallianceamerica.org ... The Thinking Atheist ...
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Richard Dawkins insists evolution theory must be taught as 'fact' to children ... - ChristianToday

Richard Dawkins insists evolution theory must be taught as 'fact' to children ... - ChristianToday | Losing my Religion | Scoop.it
BBC NewsRichard Dawkins insists evolution theory must be taught as 'fact' to children ...ChristianTodayBiologist Richard Dawkins has again rejected any notion that creationism can be taught side-by-side with evolution and that the theory of how...
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Applying Probabilities to Evolution - Answers in Genesis

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This article will mathematically model one simple aspect of cell formation and, using mathematical statistics, compute the expected waiting time for this structure to occur.
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Is All Truth God's Truth? And How Does the Question Relate to ...

Is All Truth God's Truth? And How Does the Question Relate to ... | Losing my Religion | Scoop.it
Even though the Christian culture of our day is primarily framed with two gospels that are radically different, nobody is required to state their philosophy. Spiritual abuse blogs are fraught with Christian mystics, Gnostics, and ...
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