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I Was Stripped of Personhood by Religion:
 Atheism Saved Me
Volume 40, No. 3
April / May 2020

Enforced religion stole a large chunk of my life. This is precious time that I will never get back because a religion was forced on me, scarring my childhood in the process. At five years old, I was forced to attend Qur’an classes where I was taught stories about messengers of God who slaughtered their …

Animal Welfare:
A Quantitative Study of Fundamentalist Biblical Dishonesty
Volume 40, No. 3
April / May 2020

Christian Theological Background Christian theologians from Catholic and mainstream Protestant traditions have addressed the subject of ethical responsibility toward animals since the Middle Ages. Although he was not the first, Saint Francis of Assisi (1182–1226) is the best-known patron saint of animals. For those interested, an excellent review of the role of animals in Christian …

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Introduction
Volume 34, No. 3
April / May 2014

Spoiler alert: We’ll probably never really know what happened on Easter.

Betting on Jesus:  The Vanishing of the Christ
Volume 34, No. 3
April / May 2014

Even granting the possibility of miracles, once we grasp what the resurrection saga means and how it would have had to unfold, we can be certain that it never took place.


Why I Am Not a Fundamentalist Christian
Volume 34, No. 3
April / May 2014

One man’s kindness started a strident fundamentalist on the road toward humanism.


Introduction
Volume 34, No. 3
April / May 2014

Spoiler alert: We’ll probably never really know what happened on Easter.

Betting on Jesus:  The Vanishing of the Christ
Volume 34, No. 3
April / May 2014

Even granting the possibility of miracles, once we grasp what the resurrection saga means and how it would have had to unfold, we can be certain that it never took place.