Atheism

The Table

The Dangers of Religious Instruction in Public Schools

When I heard the question, “Should we teach religion in public schools?” it made me cringe. Why? The United States is currently in the unenviable …

By Annie Laurie Gaylor

Essay

Can Atheists and Muslims Support Freedom of Conscience Together?

Thomas Jefferson once wrote: “But it does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no God. It neither picks …

By Qasim Rashid and Chris Stedman

Review

Can Political Theology Save Secularism?

Religion for Atheists: A Non-Believer’s Guide to the Uses of ReligionBy Alain de BottonPantheon Books, 2012. The Faith of the Faithless: Experiments in Political TheologyBy …

By David Sessions

Report

The Lonely Life of American Atheists

There may be no “church” for the unbeliever, but there can at least be one big party. In late March, more than 10,000 people gathered …

By Alfredo Garcia

States of the Union

Writers tell us stories about where they discovered religion and politics in their states.

Ohio

An Atheist Finds (Some) Reasons to Believe in Her Old Church.

By Sarah Stankorb

More from The States of the Union Project >

THE TABLE

A setting to debate the issues of the day.

R&P TWEETS

Tracking hate crimes after the presidential election https://t.co/oqji6KGbjN

4 hours ago

More Tweets >

R&P Newsletter