A pastor rejecting the church
September 26th, 2019

A group that helps pastors and priests who have lost their belief in God just hit 1,000 members. The Clergy Project connects faithless clergy together online and helps them transition to a secular life. Continue reading

A man praying over the Bible
September 19th, 2019

Economists can apparently put a price tag on anything. A recent study found that Christians will pay just over $7 to receive a prayer from a priest. However, atheists will actually pay money to avoid being prayer for. The survey epitomizes the debate that pops up every time disaster strikes: Are thoughts and prayers actually helpful, or just an empty gesture? Continue reading

Presidential candidate Marianne Williamson
September 6th, 2019

Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson sparked a fierce online debate earlier this week when she posted on Twitter urging her fellow Americans to pray and visualize Hurricane Dorian changing direction. “Millions of us seeing Dorian turn away from land is not a wacky idea; it is a creative use of the power of the mind,” she wrote. Continue reading

Democrat Donkey with Secular Atheist Pin
September 4th, 2019

In a surprising move, the Democratic National Committee recently passed a resolution acknowledging the value and ethics of non-religious Americans. Although younger generations are less religious than ever, major political parties have tended to shy away from courting their vote- until now. Continue reading

a group of religious books on a shelf
July 26th, 2019

A new religious survey from the Pew Research Center shows that atheists and Jews are significantly more knowledgeable than Christians about basic facts about world religions. And shockingly, atheists even knew more about Christianity than Christians themselves in some cases. Continue reading

People leaving religion behind
November 21st, 2018

Watch out, organized religion! A new faith demographic is taking America by storm. But it’s not their holiness that’s attracting so much attention – it’s their unholiness. A recent Pew Research poll found that 36 percent of younger adults now identify as either atheist, agnostic, or “nothing in particular.” Continue reading

Stephen Hawking in classroom
October 23rd, 2018

One of the most celebrated, brilliant and iconic physicists of our time has left behind one last metaphysical hot take. “There is no God. No one directs the universe,” writes Stephen Hawking in his final book. Continue reading

Portrait of Albert Einstein
October 4th, 2018

Faced with their own mortality, most humans nestle up to the notion of a higher being. But Albert Einstein was no normal man. Just a year before his death, the famous physicist penned a letter rejecting the very notion of God and religion. According to reports, this “God letter” – as it’s come to be known – will soon be auctioned off to the highest bidder. The final price is expected to top $1 million. Continue reading

Death of religion graveyard
May 17th, 2018

Religion in America is dying. It’s about time. After being wielded as a weapon to enslave Africans, displace Native Americans, subjugate women, suppress LGBTQ communities and shelter abusers of women and children, we should welcome its decline with celebratory acclaim, writes ULC guest contributor Angela Winkler. Continue reading

Atheist card
March 14th, 2018

An atheist politician running for office in a Bible Belt state was labeled as “radical” and a “dangerous extremist” by her opponents. Learn what she did that was so alarming. Continue reading