RELIGIOUS STUDIES: “The Rise of Atheist Churches?” / ReligionForBreakfast / Andrew Henry ☮

As religiously unaffiliated people become a larger and larger portion of the US population, scholars are noticing a rise in atheist/humanist/agnostic gatherings that mirror some of the characteristics of Christian churches (i.e. meeting on Sundays, participating in collective rituals such as singing). What can we learn about these gatherings? Can we call this a godless form of religiosity?

ZOMBIE JEBUS DAY: “About That So-Called ‘Sacrifice'” ☮

 If I donated a kidney, but got it back three days later, that wouldn’t be a sacrifice either, would it?

h/t: Friendly Atheist