christianity

  • Meta StuffPhoto of It’s the Sundaylies, with Neuro-Accessibility, Cosplay Science, and Online Activism

    It’s the Sundaylies, with Neuro-Accessibility, Cosplay Science, and Online Activism

    Sunday Funny: UV Flowers (via SMBC) Teen Skepchick Christianity and the Worth of People It’s that time of year when Elizabeth is reminded that she’s worthless without God. Mad Art Lab Materials Science for Cosplay 4 – Thermosets Ryan explains what thermosets are and how they can up your cosplay game. EL Wire for Beginners Robin explains how to make…

    Read More »
  • ReligionPhoto of Most Republicans Want a Christian Theocracy and Other Lessons From Reading Polling Data

    Most Republicans Want a Christian Theocracy and Other Lessons From Reading Polling Data

    This week a Public Policy Polling (PPP) poll showing that 57% of republicans in the US want to institute Christianity as a national religion has been making the rounds on social media. It’s the perfect piece of viral media: scientific proof that confirms beliefs you already hold. Everyone knows that all republican politics are just a front for instituting a Christian…

    Read More »
  • ReligionPhoto of Sure, I’ll Actually Think Biblically About Everything, Biola

    Sure, I’ll Actually Think Biblically About Everything, Biola

    The first time I heard of Biola, I thought it was an educational institute dedicated to biology. I was disappointed to find out that Biola is actually the oddly twee abbreviation for “Bible University of Los Angeles.” Alrighty, then. Many fine (and not-so-fine) educational institutes have religious origins, even religious outlooks and messages. What can I do, really. Then, I…

    Read More »
  • ReligionPhoto of Politeness as Manipulation: Ray Comfort

    Politeness as Manipulation: Ray Comfort

    In addition to helping fund-raise for the Orange County Freethought Alliance Conference this year, I’ve been a volunteer for the con since its first year and spoke there last year. People who knew I was there asked me if I ran into Ray Comfort. When I’ve told them that I left during the dinner break, they have lamented the fact that I missed out on…

    Read More »
  • Meta StuffPhoto of ICYMI: April 21 – April 27 on the Skepchick Network

    ICYMI: April 21 – April 27 on the Skepchick Network

    Hello, everyone! Are you ready to start your week? No? Me neither. Let’s delay the inevitable by checking out these posts from the Skepchick Network. Teen Skepchick Suspension of Disbelief: Orphan Black A review of the BBC American series. It’s About More than Just Marriage Lauren is proud that her home country has legalized same-sex marriage. On Going Vegan Olivia…

    Read More »
  • Meta StuffPhoto of ICYMI: April 14 – April 20 on the Skepchick Network

    ICYMI: April 14 – April 20 on the Skepchick Network

    It’s time to get up, get going, and get reading all the sweet things you missed last week on the Skepchick Network. Fine. I’ll wait ’til you get your coffee. BUT HURRY. Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 44: Challenge Accepted Part 2 Mindy completes the black hole physics challenge issued to her via Facebook. I’m Not Saying it was…

    Read More »
  • ReligionPhoto of Religion and Social Justice in America: A Secular Alternative?

    Religion and Social Justice in America: A Secular Alternative?

    This piece is adapted from my research and notes for the speech I gave this past Sunday, May 20th, at the Orange County Freethought Alliance Conference. The talk was entitled “Push and Pull: The Role of Religion in Social Justice.” The titles of the previous two pieces, as well as this one, have been altered thanks to the very apt observation…

    Read More »
  • ReligionPhoto of Religion and Social Justice in America: The Pull

    Religion and Social Justice in America: The Pull

    This piece is adapted from my research and notes for the speech I gave this past Sunday, May 20th, at the Orange County Freethought Alliance Conference. The talk was entitled “Push and Pull: The Role of Religion in Social Justice.” The follow-up to this piece will address the present-day role of religion in social justice and whether there is a secular…

    Read More »
Back to top button
Close
Close