Holy Hollywood!


Original Source: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/thethinkingatheist/2014/04/15/holy-hollywood Hollywood isn't generally known for popping out religious films, but in recent months (and periodically throughout the decades), they've become big box office and big business. In this lighthearted show, we look at religious films from the past century, from Cecil B. Demile fare to the recent…

I Raised a Religious Child


Original Source: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/thethinkingatheist/2014/04/22/i-raised-a-religious-child What happens when you reject religion AFTER you've already raised your children to believe in God? How does a parent approach children to inform them that the years of church services, mealtime prayers, bible verses and godspeak were actually a mistake, and what are the potential repercussions…

Evolving Out of Eden (with Ed Suominen and Robert M. Price)


Original Source: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/thethinkingatheist/2014/04/29/evolving-out-of-eden-with-ed-suominen-and-robert-m-price This podcast is titled after the new book by Suominen and Price, available here:   http://evolvingoutofeden.com Evolution has been proven beyond legitimate scientific dispute.  We are evolved creatures, a process of random mutation and DNA crossover, genetic drift, horizontal gene transfer and natural selection.  We are not the descendants…

Coming Out Atheist


Original Source: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/thethinkingatheist/2014/05/07/coming-out-atheist SPONSORED BY:  http://www.naturebox.com/thinkingatheist It's one thing to reject a belief in gods.  It's another thing to actually broadcast that information to religious family, friends, employers, neighbors and even total strangers. In many instances, the consequences can be significant.  Families divide.  Friends disappear.  Voices are raised.  Accusations are…

Faith-Healer Fail


Original Source: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/thethinkingatheist/2014/05/13/faith-healer-fail SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR:  http://www.naturebox.com/thinkingatheist Throughout history, pastors, preachers, healers and holy rollers have claimed to directly channel God in the performance of miracles.  The sick and afflicted stand in long lines to be touched and cured by these (supposed) conduits of divine healing power.   But how…

God and the Constitution


Original Source: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/thethinkingatheist/2014/05/20/god-and-the-constitution SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR:  http://www.naturebox.com/thinkingatheist "The United States is a Christian nation!" We hear this charge quite often, usually accompanied by references to the Ten Commandments in government courthouses, references to God in the pledge of allegiance and on American currency, and most recently, in the ruling by…

Letters


Original Source: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/thethinkingatheist/2014/05/27/letters SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR:  http://www.naturebox.com/thinkingatheist This podcast is all abour your email.  Share a story.  Vent about a topic important to you.  Ask a question.  Share a humorous anecdote.  Whatever. Email your letters to podcast@thethinkingatheist.com

Tell Us Your Story. Become a Card-Carrying Skeptic!


Original Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Skepticcom/~3/pPNcrGRw1G0/ In this week’s eSkeptic: Tell Us Your Story! Become a Card-Carrying Skeptic! MonsterTalk: American Goblins—Part 3 INSIGHT by Blake Smith: Astonishing Legends, Questionable Facts Debate Oct. 19: Solving Moral Dilemmas: How Do We Know What’s Right? Click the play button above to watch our short video introduction.…

What The Fossils Say (with Dr. Donald Prothero)


Original Source: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/thethinkingatheist/2014/06/03/what-the-fossils-say-with-dr-donald-prothero SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR:  http://www.naturebox.com/thinkingatheist Organizations like the Institute for Creation Research declare that fossils prove a young earth and in no way contradict the creation account of Genesis.  In fact, religious "scientists" and apologists worldwide declare that secular science isn't just incorrect about dinosaurs, fossils and the…