Day: October 7, 2021

Meet the New AHA Intern: Ankita Kumar,Peter Bjork,TheHumanist.com

Welcome our new social justice programming intern, Ankita Kumar! What is your educational and work background? I studied English and Computer Science at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. I started off just doing Computer Science, with a plan to take a few creative writing classes on the side. As time passed, I realized that only …

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FFRF ends Ohio high school coach-sponsored prayer czimmerman@ffrf.org (Casandra Zimmerman) News Release Archives – Freedom From Religion Foundation – Freedom From Religion Foundation

Read More News Release Archives – Freedom From Religion Foundation – Freedom From Religion Foundation An Ohio public high school football coach has stopped praying with players after the Freedom From Religion Foundation intervened on behalf of the Constitution. According to a concerned community member, the head coach of the Liberty-Benton High School football team …

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Examining Miracle Claims: Philosophical and Investigative Approaches,Nicole Scott,Free Inquiry

A miracle is usually defined as an event supposedly unexplainable by nature. But such a definition is predicated on a logical fallacy called arguing from ignorance—that is, from a lack of knowledge. It is like saying, “We don’t know; therefore, we do know.” Anglican writer C. S. Lewis (1898–1963) succinctly defined a miracle as “an …

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Ethnographic Evidence for Unbelief in Non-Western Cultures: Unbelief in Medieval Europe—The Age of Faith,Nicole Scott,Free Inquiry

As Étienne Gilson (1884–1978), French philosopher and historian of philosophy, once observed of Medieval Europe: It is often said, and not without good reasons, that the civilization of the Middle Ages was an essentially religious one. Yet even in times of the Cathedrals and of the Crusades, not everybody was a saint; it would not …

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The Rise of the “Nones” focus of FFRF Sunday TV show lauryn@ffrf.org (Lauryn Seering) News Release Archives – Freedom From Religion Foundation – Freedom From Religion Foundation

Read More News Release Archives – Freedom From Religion Foundation – Freedom From Religion Foundation The Freedom From Religion Foundation’s “Freethought Matters” show this Sunday talks about the spectacular rise of the “Nones” — those of us with no religious affiliation. The interview guest Ryan Burge, a professor of political science at Eastern Illinois University, …

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Okla. high school football team baptisms all wet, FFRF exclaims lauryn@ffrf.org (Lauryn Seering) News Release Archives – Freedom From Religion Foundation – Freedom From Religion Foundation

Read More News Release Archives – Freedom From Religion Foundation – Freedom From Religion Foundation Public school football baptisms are severe violations of public school neutrality toward religion, the Freedom From Religion Foundation is informing an Oklahoma school district. A number of student football players were baptized on Broken Arrow High School property last month. …

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FFRF commends blocking of the Texas abortion ban lauryn@ffrf.org (Lauryn Seering) News Release Archives – Freedom From Religion Foundation – Freedom From Religion Foundation

Read More News Release Archives – Freedom From Religion Foundation – Freedom From Religion Foundation The Freedom From Religion Foundation is cheering the news that Texas’ draconian six-week abortion ban has been temporarily halted. However, the threat is far from over as religious extremists take steps to undo this latest move. On Wednesday, Oct. 6, …

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