articles tagged: new atheists
woe be to theologically unschooled heathens?
# politics

woe be to theologically unschooled heathens?

For appearance of factual correctness, insult both sides of argument regardless of facts, rinse, repeat, sell book.

wielding blasphemy in a religious world
# oddities

wielding blasphemy in a religious world

The modern world needs blasphemy not just as abstract right, but being actively exercised when the occasion calls for it.

theologian tries to feminize atheism. badly.
# politics

theologian tries to feminize atheism. badly.

Theologian Stephen Prothero would be happy to engage atheists. He'd just like them to be attractive ladies his age and type...

when you really need a controversy…
# politics

when you really need a controversy…

How do you cover a schism that doesn't actually exist? You whip one up from cherry-picked quotes and use them to stir up a tempest in a teacup.