(RNS) — The Clergy Project, whose mission is to build an online community for 'post-belief religious leaders,' expects to draw its 1,000th participant sometime next month.
(The Conversation) — Just because you believe in evidence-based, scientific research – which is subject to strict checks and procedures – doesn’t mean that your mind works in the same way.
(The Conversation) — Richard Dawkins' tweets are not the first time the Muslim call to prayer has been misconstrued or that Muslims have been attacked for their prayer practices around the world.
(RNS) — His nonbelief was more of a slow simmer than Richard Dawkins' explosive ire.
(RNS) — The world's most famous — and infamous — atheist will speak near San Francisco on Aug. 9, after abrupt cancellation by a public radio station.
(RNS) The outspoken atheist is still recovering from a stroke suffered in February.
(RNS) The prominent atheist says his recent stroke was likely the result of stress caused by his "getting into controversies."
(RNS) And does Dawkins want their prayers? Does that matter?
(RNS) The Center for Inquiry and the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science are merging to form the largest reason-based organization in the U.S. It will be headed by a woman.
(RNS) In his new book, American Atheists' president David Silverman lays out why he is often such a jerk and why he wants other atheists to join him in jerkitude.
(RNS) The dialogue between faith and science will continue, but, at 74, it is doubtful that Richard Dawkins will show interest in contributing meaningfully to it.
DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) The triple murders in this usually harmonious university town immediately took on a larger narrative of hate crimes against Muslims and charges of atheists baiting Muslims.
Phil Zuckerman, author of several books on secularism and founder of Pitzer College’s first-of-it-kind Secular Studies program, talks to RNS about whether or not "New Atheists" are responsible for the rise of the "nones."
Richard Dawkins and others have already demonstrated that they're not afraid to direct their skepticism toward religious ideas. But the freethinking spirit they strive to embody and promote can't be limited to this one area.
Atheist philosopher Philip Kitcher talks with RNS about his disagreements with “New Atheism,” how secular humanism is similar to religion and how it is different, and what Humanists can learn from religion.