On Dec. 25, Atheists Celebrate a Different Birthday

(RNS) Deck those halls with boughs of apples and top that tree with a finger puppet of Sir Isaac Newton. At least that’s what Robin Zebrowski does at her home in Beloit, Wis., where she and her husband, Joshua, observe the birthday of the great 17th-century English...

Atheists Thrive at Cal Lutheran

(RNS) Evan Clark chose to attend California Lutheran University even though he wasn’t sure how he might fit in as an atheist at a religious school. But when Clark, now 23, and a handful of other students sought to establish a nonbelievers’ club, they were approved by...

Film Explores Shifting Debate over Evolution

(RNS) A new documentary examines the evolving battle over teaching evolution in American classrooms as tactics have shifted from a hard-nosed debate to a more subtle fight in the name of “academic freedom.” The film, “No Dinosaurs in Heaven,” follows Eugenie Scott,...