Tag Archives: Russian Orthodox Church

Breaking the Last Taboo

by | November 29, 2019

By James Haught James Haught is editor of West Virginia’s largest newspaper, The Charleston Gazette, and a senior editor of Free Inquiry. He is 87-years-old and would like to help secular causes more. This series is a way of giving back. — Few Americans know that Thomas Jefferson wrote, in a letter to John Adams: “The day will… Read more »

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The Paradox of Russian Religiosity

by | June 11, 2014

A couple of days ago, Lawrence Krauss tweeted that Russian authorities were attempting to shut down his and Richard Dawkins’s movie, The Unbelievers in theatres throughout Russia. This tweet came at an opportune time for me because lately I’ve been obsessively interested in Russia and Russian politics. Like the US, Russia seems to be a bit… Read more »

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