Ep. 324 - A Tampa Church is Hosting Christian COVIDpalooza


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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. — Pastor Rodney Howard-Browne is planning Christian COVIDpalooza this weekend. (0:36) — The CDC website has removed sensible virus guidance for churches. (5:02) — There’s a black Republican Jewish atheist on the Cincinnati City Council. (7:48) — After Jerry Falwell, Jr. tweeted a “joke” about blackface and the KKK, one Liberty University professor resigned in protest. (30:29) — Conservative Christians are very concernstipated about Pixar’s short film “Out,” which is a love story featuring a gay man. (45:59) — A well-known Jehovah’s Witness published a book denouncing the religion’s leaders. Will he be kicked out because of it? (48:04) — A former star of Christian rock said he’s no longer Christian. (53:02) — The dad from Duck Dynasty has a secret love-child… but it’s okay since the affair occurred before he found Jesus. (58:01) — The Museum of the Bible is returning a stolen Gilgamesh tablet. (1:05:05)

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