Guest Voices: Atheists


Posted at 05:10 PM ET, 12/12/2012

Religious freedom, not just for the religious

Survey highlights how “religious nones” are treated as enemies of the state in some societies.

By Charles C. Haynes  |  05:10 PM ET, 12/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:08 PM ET, 12/11/2012

The ‘War on Christmas’: A holiday tradition for all

Atheists use this seasonal opportunity to support diversity, says secularist.

By Herb Silverman  |  06:08 PM ET, 12/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 12/10/2012

Humanism for children

New Web site never encourages kids to think critically about humanism itself, says theologian.

By William Lane Craig  |  12:00 PM ET, 12/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:23 PM ET, 12/05/2012

Former minister: ‘We atheists love this time of year like everyone else’

In the American public square, there is room at the inn for all of us, says an atheist activist.

By Dan Barker  |  02:23 PM ET, 12/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 12/05/2012

Why we need to help young atheists

Young atheists don’t want special treatment, but equal treatment, says a teacher, blogger and author.

By Hemant Mehta  |  12:49 PM ET, 12/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:44 PM ET, 11/27/2012

In Christmas wars, it’s all or nothing

Atheists are employing a new strategy to challenge the presence of religion in the public square.

By Charles C. Haynes  |  06:44 PM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 11/21/2012

Thanks to humanity!

Humanists are thankful for thinkers and activists who risked their lives to bring us freedoms, says an American Humanist Association leader.

By Roy Speckhardt  |  02:19 PM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:44 PM ET, 09/05/2012

Democrats reinstate God’s name

How did those who drafted the platform make an error that hands back to the Republicans the stick they had used to beat the Democrats senseless for a good 30 years?

By Jacques Berlinerblau  |  11:44 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:45 PM ET, 08/09/2012

Atheist sexual harassment: The god is in the details

Both theists and nontheists know there are right ways and wrong ways to treat others. Some people just need reminders.

By Herb Silverman  |  05:45 PM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:49 PM ET, 08/03/2012

How would Jesus vote?

What would the Jesus of the Gospels make of some of the shibboleths of U.S. politics

By Paula Kirby  |  07:49 PM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 07/06/2012

Dawkins: Don’t need God to be good … or generous

One reason for non-believers’ unpopularity is the widespread belief that you need God in order to be good. Going along with that misconception is further belief that atheists are less generous than religious people, less philanthropic, less likely to donate to charity.

By Richard Dawkins  |  04:06 PM ET, 07/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)