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May 2013

Thrift Shop : Christian Remix

May 10, 2013 - Tags:

Hey yo! Mofo! It's only 20 minutes till the service . . . 

Forgot your Bible? No problem, I brought six with me!

Belief in biblical end-times stifling climate change action in U.S.: study

Belief in biblical end-times stifling climate change action in U.S.: study (via Raw Story )

The United States has failed to take action to mitigate climate change thanks in part to the large number of religious Americans who believe the world has a set expiration date. Research by David C. Barker of the University of Pittsburgh and David H. Bearce of the University of Colorado uncovered that…

Pining For The Next Apocalypse

Well, it seems that Harold Camping, who predicted Jesus was coming back in 2011 didn't see this coming either. His Christian radio network is apparently closing down as this article from the Daily Freeman describes. It seems that donations to the network have dropped off dramatically now that the Rapture has not come and gone. There have been layoffs and things look grimm for the network of radio and television stations.

Cardinal Scola calls for an end to blasphemy laws

May 22, 2013 - Tags:

In a story that sounds a lot like the proverbial pot calling the kettle black, a high-ranking church official has come out against blasphemy laws, asking that they be abolished. Cardinal Angelo Scola, once considered one of the most likely candidates for the kingship of the Vatican, spoke at a conference in Milan, Italy, where he called for the abolishment of blasphemy laws around the world.

What does the Bible consider a traditional marriage?

May 24, 2013 - Tags:

We hear a lot from the religious people out there about the evils of same-sex marriage. The warnings against such evil usually come with pronouncements about how the very foundations of our very way of life will crumble should same sex marriage become accepted everywhere, especially in the United States. We are told that God really has no time for this kind of guy on guy or girl on girl action. We are told that God and Jesus and maybe even the Holy Spirit have made it pretty clear that marriage is between one man and one woman.


There is no such thing as “Islamophobia.” This is a term of propaganda designed to protect Islam from the forces of secularism by conflating all criticism of it with racism and xenophobia.

Sam Harris