Hemant Mehta is the editor of Friendly Atheist, appears on the Atheist Voice channel on YouTube, and co-hosts the uniquely-named Friendly Atheist Podcast. He is a former National Board Certified high school math teacher in the suburbs of Chicago, where he taught for seven years.
Hemant has appeared on CNN and FOX News (really). He has served on the board of directors for Foundation Beyond Belief (a charity organization targeting non-theistic donors) and the Secular Student Alliance (which creates and supports college atheist groups nationwide).
There’s an argument made by many Christian apologists that one proof of the Bible’s truth is that there are passages in there that make the Bible and the story of Jesus look bad. Why would you include embarrassing details like that, when your critics could pick them apart, if they didn’t actually happen? Zach Weinersmith takes that thinking to its logical conclusion: Read more
Televangelist Jim Bakker has figured out the Donald Trump secret to success: Always say the dumbest, most provocative things you can, and people will keep talking about you. Granted, they’ll point out how much of an idiot you are, but if that’s the price of admission, so be it. Bakker’s latest comment involves comparing the U.S. government to ISIS… because both go after Christians in basically the same way. And if American Christians don’t watch out, they’ll also pay for their prayers with their lives. Read more