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This Sermon Was Misogynistic Even by Evangelical Standards

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Jessica and I spoke about several stories from the past week involving religion and politics.

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— A Baptist pastor whose misogynistic nonsense went viral has temporary left the ministry. (1:11)

— A New York woman saying allowing her husband to get a divorce violated her religious freedom. (17:00)

Sye Ten Bruggencate, a notorious Christian apologist, has resigned from his ministry citing unnamed “moral failure.” (20:35)

— Another Idaho lawmaker opposed a child education bill because it might push more moms to work outside the home. (27:45)

— An Idaho lawmaker says face masks injure “our souls.” (30:51)

— Catholic leaders are stupidly urging people not to take the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. (35:10)

— An Academy Award voter told one director he wouldn’t watch her film because it espoused a pro-choice message. (42:37)

— Christians are furious that a Christian adoption agency will now work with gay couples in order to not lose taxpayer funding. (49:29)

— Going to CPAC and celebrating how they embrace secular conspiracies instead of religious ones is really really dumb. (54:05)

The Catholic Church vs. a Mom’s OnlyFans Page

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Jessica and I spoke about several stories from the past week involving religion and politics.

— Order My Name is Stardust or anything else from Stardust Science and get a 10% discount with the promo code “FriendlyAtheist”!

— This church staffer is super-racist. (1:29)

— A Catholic School expelled three kids after learning about their mom’s OnlyFans account. (15:40)

— Should a judge have booted a juror who said God told him about the suspect’s guilt before jury deliberations began? (22:29)

— Tennessee Republicans want rapists to have veto power over their victims’ abortions. (35:48)

Ken Ham says the Perseverance rover’s budget should’ve been spent on Creationism. (40:50

Rep. Al Green gave a stirring speech condemning Christians using God to justify their opposition to the Equality Act. (43:38)

— A Texas bishop blamed atheism for all of society’s problems. (46:18)

— A heavy metal musician from Poland is fighting back against blasphemy charges. (50:40)

— Progressive evangelicals are speaking out against Christian Nationalism, but it’s not enough. (54:50)

Is the White House’s Faith-Based Office a Problem?

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Jessica and I spoke about several stories from the past week involving religion and politics.

— Order My Name is Stardust or anything else from Stardust Science and get a 10% discount with the promo code “FriendlyAtheist”!

— Don’t worry about the White House’s faith-based office… yet. (1:08)

— A Newsweek article claimed atheists hate homeschooling because kids have to spend time with their parents. (16:48)

— Why is a Kentucky city using FEMA relief money to build a church? (26:03)

— This is what happens when a progressive church invites an anti-gay speaker. (35:34)

— Georgia GOP lawmakers want three doctors to verify the genitalia of trans kids playing sports. (48:55)

— There are very few Black atheists in America, according to a new survey. (56:28)

— South Carolina’s abortion ban is bad news but it could be worse. (1:00:00)

— Two women are getting promoted after their boss strategically decided not to elevate them when Donald Trump was in office. (1:08:28)

This Church Doesn’t Represent America

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Jessica and I spoke about several stories from the past week involving religion and politics.

— Order My Name is Stardust or anything else from Stardust Science and get a 10% discount with the promo code “FriendlyAtheist”!

— The late Christian apologist Ravi Zacharias was a bigger moral monster than we ever knew. (2:12)

— Christian money manager Dave Ramsey says poor people don’t need stimulus checks. (21:02)

— Jeep’s Super Bowl ad was an unintentional homage to Christian Nationalism. (42:10)

— A conservative Christian reporter wants to know why the media won’t condemn Joe Biden’s Catholicism. (50:00)

— 27% of white evangelicals believe in QAnon. (54:35)

— A gay Christian who’s critical of church culture is the top-selling artist on iTunes’ Christian music charts. (1:01:15)