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November 6 in freethought history…

November 6, 1836 - American theologian and philosopher Francis Ellingwood Abbot is born in Boston, Massachussets. He served for a time as a Unitarian minister, but was ultimately dismissed for being insufficiently Christian. He pioneered “scientific theism,” which sought to reconstruct … Continue reading

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August 20 in freethought history…

August 20, 1890 – Howard Phillips Lovecraft is born in Providence, Rhode Island. As “H. P.” Lovecraft, he published some of the most enduring and influential horror fiction in the English language. His stories include “The Call of Cthulhu,” “The … Continue reading

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Vashti McCollum

I feel like a bad atheist that I have never heard of Vashti McCollum until this week.  We’ve been watching the PBS documentary series God in America (which is generally positive toward religion…but that’s a matter for another day), and … Continue reading

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