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Arizona House Doubles Up on Prayer to Counter Atheist

Christian lawmaker calls second one 'repentance' for colleague's non-prayer

(Newser) - A little addendum to a story out of Arizona this week about an atheist state lawmaker who took a turn offering a prayer of sorts before the day's session. In doing so, Juan Mendez asked his peers not to bow their heads and extolled the values of his own... More »

Atheists to Military: Recognize Us

Handful apply to be humanist leaders, thus far without success

(Newser) - The nonreligious may make up just a fraction of the military, but they say their beliefs are as valid as those of their religious counterparts—and the military should recognize them. Some dozen troops are currently applying to become humanist lay leaders—joining the lay Christians, Muslims, and Jews who... More »

Atheist Creates 'Secular Bible'

AC Grayling used work of philosophers to create a guidebook

(Newser) - What would the Bible look like without all that God stuff in it? That's the question AC Grayling attempted to answer with his newly published The Good Book: A Humanist Bible. Instead of looking to prophets and apostles, Grayling compiled the wisdom of great philosophers and writers, reports CNN . “... More »

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