Once a week I pick out three items of religiously inspired weirdness that have popped up within the news cycle during the last seven days and throw a spotlight upon them. Given the significant of the date, this week perhaps merits something slightly different. We have a claim that is perhaps the ultimate example of … Read more Weekly Weird Religious News – Chris is Risen – #FakeNews
A claim has popped up in the UK that has caught the attention of many, and that includes both the media and also the movers and shakers within the political arena. Apparently Cadbury, the chocolate manufacturer, and the National Trust have supposedly obliterated all references to Easter from material promoting egg hunts across the country. So let’s take a … Read more Claim: National Trust and Cadbury’s have dropped the word Easter
As I’m sure you are aware, atheism is the rejection of the various god claims due to the distinct lack of any evidence, and that is the entire scope of it. There are however some commonly held views expressed by those that do not hold religious beliefs that also lack any evidence and so it is … Read more Debunking Atheist Myths: Easter comes from Eostre
The specific dates for Easter have always been a bit of a mystery to most, and I don’t just mean the non-religious, but rather everybody including the most devoutly religious. Ask and at best you will be advised that it has something to do with the moon, but beyond that … no details. So how is … Read more How do they work out when Easter is?
It sounds bizarre, but it is indeed all quite true. The mainstream manufactures of chocolate easter eggs and bunnies stand accused of rebranding them to avoid offending non-Christians – specifically the complaint is that the word “Easter” or “Jesus” is not emblazoned on each box. This bizarre accusation comes from David Marshall of the Meaningful Chocolate Company, and the … Read more Christian Chocolatiers upset by non-christian chocolate bunnies