The belief that heaven or an afterlife awaits us is a "fairy story" for people afraid of death, the late Professor Stephen Hawking said.
The religious landscape of the US continues to change at a rapid clip. Americans who believe in God are in decline.
It would seem that cannabis played no small part in the religious ceremonies of the priests and prophets of early Judah.
Bishop Edir Macedo claims that women should not be allowed to go to college because if they do they will be smarter than their husbands.
A study from Ohio University provides evidence that atheists behave more fairly towards Christians than Christians behave towards atheists.
Religious fantasy can no longer be offered as a route to human survival. We humans are in charge and responsible.
Every, single, Christmas tradition was taken from a pagan tradition or religion – long before Christianity entered the mix.
While the older cohort of the Christian Right is aging and dying out, the younger is abandoning it due to being fed up.
How the “prosperity gospel” convinces poor people to give everything to grifty millionaire preachers
The prosperity gospel is the most predatory form of mainstream religion in practice today, and it benefits from the US tax code.
Throughout history, powerful governments have tried to control popular opinion, and often haven’t hesitated to flagrantly manipulate the truth.