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Episode 268 - Mostly good news

News Seven states launch investigations in wake of Pennsylvania clergy sex abuse report Appeals court rules Pensacola Bayview Park cross must come down New documents show Kavanaugh's hostility toward church-state separation LAPD removed Scientology display from Hollywood station Church of England in crisis as only 2% of English young adults identify as...


Episode 267 - Space Duck Tape

This week we are joined by Gary Mitchel and talk about a court ruling against Boise's homeless policy, Pence's defense to being called a Christian Supremacist, conspiracies, and space duck tape. NEWS Boise can’t ban homeless sleeping in public, court rules Mike Pence responds to being called a "Christian supremacist" How God Confirmed The Legitimacy Of QAnon Via A Prophetic Dream Mormon bishop facing...


Episode 266 - Christian Privilege

This week we're joined by Erin Riley and Jason Ward and we talk about Christian privilege, dead kids, Russia, and other news. Trust me, it's not all depressing and I will try lightening it up next time. Dustin’ off the Degree - Catching up on some vaccine news 37 dead as measles cases spike in Europe Doctors are furious at Italy's populist government for approving a dangerous anti-vax law Turkey mulls bill on jailing...


Episode 265 - Come on Catholics

This week we are joined by Justin and talk about the Pittsburgh grand jury report on the Catholic Sex Abuse scandal, what we can do to fight the "In God We Trust" in schools laws, Mormon's not wanting to be called Mormons any more, and more. Interview with Robert Ray NEWS Outcry in Malaysia over two women sentenced to caning for lesbian sex Christian Baker: Making a birthday cake for a trans woman violates my...


Episode 264 - Don’t Indulge your Privilege

Dustin’ off the Degree - Indulgences NEWS Catholic school puts counselor on leave over same-sex marriage 'In God We Trust' now must be displayed in all Florida schools, school buildings MRFF files complaint against US Air Force General Saudi Arabia Orders 16,000 Students to Leave Canada Amid Escalating Clash Saudi Arabia crucified man in Mecca...


Episode 263 - News is the new Asceticism

Dustin’ off the Degree - Asceticism NEWS Boys removed from gay conversion camp in Texas Creation Festival Co-Founder Sentenced to 18 Years for Child Sex Abuse: I Deserve to Be Cast Into Sea Police Report: Ex-GOP Official Calls Himself Second Christ, Sacrifices Dog Jim Bakker: 'They're Going To Begin To Kill The Christian Leaders In This Country' YouTube, Facebook,...


Episode 262 - Mystical Conspiracies

Mikey Pullman is back and we talk about mysticism, conspiracies, and Christian nationalism. Stepping Stones is raising money for back to school backpacks for impoverished kids. Dustin’ off the Degree - Mysticism NEWS ‘Atheist PM’ to blame for deadly fires, says Greek bishop 9th Circuit Court panel rejects prayer at Chino Valley school board meetings 'In God We Trust' motto...


Episode 261 - The Bible Says What!? with Mike Wiseman

We're joined by Mike Wiseman from The Bible Says What!? a podcast where he debates pastors, rabbis, and other people pushing dogma. We talk about the types of pastors, Followers of Christ finally getting arrested for abuse, the House gutting the Johnson Amendment, a Russian spy who infiltrated the NRA and religious right, and who's really behind Bigfoot and UFOs. Dustin’ off the Degree - Types of Pastors 1. Catholic Priests 2. Orthodox Priests 3....


Episode 260 - Trump’s conspiracy

This week we joined by Justin and talk about the Trump/Putin press conference, conspiracies, fasting, and the latest news. Dustin’ off the Degree - Fasting NEWS Indian lawmaker says Mother Teresa should be stripped of civilian honor over baby-trafficking scandal Rodrigo Duterte says he’ll resign as Philippine president if someone can prove God exists Rev. Faucher’s home has now been taken care of by an...


Episode 259 - Spinning in Place with Bart Everson

Bart Everson joins us to talk about his naturalistic holiday system drawing from Neo-paganism, but before that Erin joins us for for the news. The GOP is taxing churches, Tony Perkin's wants to drive gay rights supporters from the GOP, Northern Ireland will now allow Humanist weddings, Brother Adam has figured out how men can save America. NEWS Republican tax law hits churches Tony Perkins: We can do for gay rights what we've done to abortion...


Episode 258 - Depression and Faith

This week we're joined by Erin Riley. In the news we have Ultra-Orthodox flight delays, polygamy convictions in Canada, Boise stabbing, the 'Brown Invasion', toddlers in court. We also discuss faith and depression. News Ultra-Orthodox men again hold up plane, refusing to sit beside women Two fundamentalist Mormons convicted of polygamy in BC Six kids and three adults, all refugees stabbed at kid's birthday party in Boise...


Episode 257 - The Blasphemous Bible

After the first segment we are joined by Craig Wells to talk about his new book The Blasphemous Bible and his upbringing in the Adventist church. Buy the book NEWS France arrests 10 far-Right suspects over alleged plot to attack Muslims, say prosecutors French priest suspended after video of him slapping baby goes viral South African court rules religion can’t be a defense for anti-gay hate speech Ivanka Trump Puts Her Money Where Her Mouth Is – by Donating $50,000 to Anti-LGBT...


Episode 256 - Think of the children

Dustin’ off the Degree - Cults NEWS Spain’s new atheist Prime Minister spells trouble for the Church Ireland to vote on removing blasphemy as an offence Boy Scouts still won't accept atheists Congressional Leaders Aim To Slip Johnson Amendment Repeal Into 'Must-Pass' Bill This Year Politics hijacked the SBC DISCUSSION - Think of the children US has withdrawn from UN Human Rights Council Trump's policy of breaking up migrant families is 'unconscionable', says UN human rights...


Episode 255 - Messianic Judaism and Pride

This week we are joined by Mikey Pullman and talk about Messianic Judaism, why Pride is relevant, renewed gay hate, parents claiming Christianity was on trial, Norway's new burqa ban, and more. Dustin’ off the Degree - Messianic Judaism NEWS 'No Gays Allowed': Tennessee store owner puts sign back up after SCOTUS ruling 'Christianity is not on trial': baby custody case pits B.C. zealots against state Norway bans burqa and niqab in schools Patron - High Court backs NHS decision to...


Episode 254 - The Salvation Army and pressure on moms

Dustin' Off the Degree - The Salvation Army NEWS Supreme Court backs Christian baker refused service to gay couple Mark Taylor: Hurricanes will be created to suppress Pro-Trump voter turnout MormonLeaks: LDS Church connected to at least $32B in U.S. stock market DISCUSSION - Religious and woo pressure on moms This episode is brought to you by: Save $25 on Wag with promo code lauren26048 Save $25 towards a new device or your first bill on Ting Refinance your student loans...


Episode 253 - Transhumanism

Dustin' Off the Degree - Patron Saint of Doubters High churches are the ones that follow the liturgical calendar where each church service is tied to events in the life of Christ or other significant events. They also tend to recognize saints as special class of dead believers. This is different from the low churches which don't follow a specific liturgical calendar and that believe in the sainthood of all believers. Saints as a special class are the best of the best dead believers. In...


Episode 252 - Christian Science

Dustin' Off the Degree - Christian Science NEWS Santa Fe High School shooting Houston police chief: Vote out politicians only 'offering prayers' after shootingsDallas Mayor Mike Rawlings rips Trump and Congress after Santa Fe shooting: 'Spare us your thoughts and prayers' New US Embassy in Israel Trump picks Jeffress who claims Jews are going to Hell to lead prayer at new Jerusalem embassy58 dead in Gaza protests as Israel fetes U.S. Embassy moveUS blocks UN motion calling for...


Episode 251 - The Trouble with God with Chris Matheson

On this week's episode of the Atheist Nomads Chris Matheson is back to talk about his new book The Trouble with God: A Divine Comedy about Judgment (and Misjudgment) where we follow God, last seen in The Story of God through Islam, Mormonism, and Scientology. This episode is brought to you by: * Travis McGee * Danielle * Michael * Darryl * Arthur * George * Mike * The Flying Skeptic * SoJo * George Greene * Kim * Rachel * John * Josh * Rob * Al from South Carolina *...


Episode 250 - Freedom, hate, and social media

Discussion - Freedom, hate, and social media NEWS White House Faith and Opportunity Initiative Some famous faces—and questionable reputations—are joining President Donald Trump’s Council on Sports, Fitness, and Nutrition Eighteen members of congress have nominated Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize Betsy DeVos gets standing ovation from Florida graduates after religious speech Franklin Graham continues to defend Trump MSNBC guest: White evangelical woman may ‘sit out’ midterms over...


Episode 249 - Congress throws us a bone

Atheist Comedy Experience - May 18 in Boise NEWS Four House Democrats have launched the Congressional Freethought Caucus Paul Ryan forced the US House Chaplain to resign DOJ removed ‘need for free press and public trial’ and racial gerrymandering from internal manual Proposed Tennessee constitutional amendment would add God Oklahoma bill allowing adoption agencies to discriminate against gays & lesbians passed Hawaii becomes 12th state to ban gay conversion therapy for...