I think the shift toward the word “faith” has largely been driven by people’s desire to unload the baggage of specific religious beliefs while maintaining a vague conviction in the existence of some vague something that one has no evidence for the existence of.
|By: Omnipotent Poobah Saturday November 24, 2012 5:20 pm|
“…and now, the reeesstt of the story,” as newscaster Paul Harvey used to say. For the past few years Paul’s pithy prose describes something we should all remember when it comes to the infamous Christmas Wars – look at the other side.
|By: Peterr Saturday March 6, 2010 2:00 pm|
The FDL Book Salon chats with Frank Schaeffer, author of Patience With God: Faith for People Who Don’t Like Religion (or Atheism). Schaeffer critiques those who demand certainty — both religious and atheist thinkers — and instead invites people to consider a belief system rooted in wrestling with questions.
|By: Laura Flanders Monday May 19, 2008 5:00 pm|
Tonight on GRITtv, The Nation‘s Betsy Reed, the MediaChannel’s Danny Schechter and Air America’s Lionel consider weigh in on the question: whatever happened to the “Gotcha Press”? We also ask Austin Dacey: in a religion-soaked campaign, how can secularists compete?
|By: Laura Flanders Monday May 19, 2008 2:59 pm|
Do voters want politicians to flaunt their faith for votes? GRITtv interviews Austin Dacey of the United Nations Center for Inquiry, who thinks that there is a way for non-believers to compete in the political arena.