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Today’s found on Facebook – God’s Not Dead creators break Thou Shalt Not Steal commandment

Via The Wrap: The people behind the faith-based film “God’s Not Dead” might want to start praying. Pure Flix Entertainment and its co-founder, David A.R.White, have just been slapped with a lawsuit over the 2014 hit — and the plaintiffs … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Satan weekend part 1

It’s Satan weekend here. I’m Canadian and for Thanksgiving weekend I’m giving thanks that I live in a country where I’m allowed to be critical of beliefs and poke fun at things in a way that could be considered blasphemy … Continue reading

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To serve and protect drivers from going to hell apparently…

I see this as an abuse of power, personally. Ellen Bogan expects police to protect and serve — not proselytize. But she says Indiana State Police Trooper Brian Hamilton pitched Christianity to her when he pulled her over for an … Continue reading

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Atheist Scruples: the one star friend

You are a restaurant critic. A good friend owns a restaurant and asks you to review it. The food is mediocre. Do you say so in the review? Being an honest sort of person, I think I’d have to be … Continue reading

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It’s an exorcism, not a sexorcism

Here’s a news story out of Virginia, where a woman is suing Rev. Thomas Euteneuer, the Catholic priest she’d gone to for an exorcism. According to the suit brought against the Diocese of Arlington (and the anti-abortion group he’d been … Continue reading

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Sexual assault scandal hits religion TV – again

The Trinity Broadcasting Network is under fire at the moment on account of a lawsuit going on. It involves a granddaughter of the network’s founders. Carra Crouch, age 19, is claiming she was raped by a 30 year male employee … Continue reading

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Corporation sued over questioning Christianity

I think I’ve created a misleading headline but here’s the story. Edward Wolfe applied for a job with the Voss Lighting Company of Lincoln, Nebraska and sailed through the first interview. On the second, he claims, is where he ran … Continue reading

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Indonesia atheist update

I wrote about it in May, although it happened back in January. Alexander Aan wrote “God does not exist” on his Facebook page and New Humanist is reporting that Aan is heading for prison for 2.5 years under a guilty … Continue reading

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Linkskrieg! (Second pass)

More things I never made time to write about. 1. “Unnecessary conflict” between science and evangelicalism: This is not to say that I want to reject reason or science – quite the contrary! My point here is that understanding distinction … Continue reading

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Family gives church bad review. Church decides: let’s sue!

Last September I ran across a story about a website designed to rate one’s pastor. I thought it sounded like a good idea at the time and I still think it is. A church and those who operate it should … Continue reading

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