Ep. 321 - Churches Shouldn't Get Pandemic Stimulus Money Unless...


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By Friendly Atheist Podcast, Hemant Mehta, and Jessica Bluemke. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
Please support the show at https://www.patreon.com/friendlyatheistpodcast Jessica and I sat down to talk about several stories from the past week involving religion and politics. — Televangelist Jim Bakker had a stroke. And his legal team had a bad reason to keep selling his Silver Solution. (1:35) — Do churches deserve stimulus money during the pandemic? (8:50) — A New Mexico sheriff “deputized” 20 church members… which not-so-coincidentally means they don’t have to follow lockdown orders. (16:44) — An Illinois judge told a pastor the Bible says he doesn’t need to gather in person to have a church service. (25:54) — Just because Jesus didn’t wear a face mask doesn’t mean you should avoid one. (29:27) — Guess how much a lifetime pass to Ark Encounter costs? (31:49) — Cardinal George Pell escaped conviction for child sex abuse but he still knew about child sex abuse. (35:18) — Here’s what a major study of atheists found. (39:06)

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