Guest: Prof. Bart D. Ehrman Agnostic Bible Scholar Bart D. Ehrman, the agnostic bestselling author of several books, most recently Jesus, Interrupted: Revealing the Hidden Contradictions in the Bible (and Why We Don't Know About them), will be a guest. The program will also showcase nonbelieving classical composers, and take a look at state/church conflicts in Afghanistan.
Direct download: FTradio_157_042509.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:28am CDT

Guests: Matthew Rothschild: 100th Anniversary of The Progressive & Andrew Cederhahl, Topics include: Why Is Pat Boone Unhappy with  FFRF?

The hosts talk about FFRF's Good Friday state/church complaints, why Pat Boone doesn't like FFRF, and interview Matthew Rothschild, an atheist and editor of The Progressive Magazine, celebrating its 100th anniversary in May. Also a guest is student activist Andrew Cederdahl, the president of the Pastafarians at the University of South Carolina, in Columbia, S.C.  Andrew was recently interviewed for an upcoming article in The New York Times. The show also includes an April Freethought Almanac, about famous freethinkers born this month.
Direct download: FTradio_156_041809.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:53am CDT

Guests: Author Barbara G. Walker on pagan origins of Easter and Conductor David Randolph: Spring at Carnegie Hall The show will include lively commentary on news developments, a "Pagan Pulpit" on Easter, and interviews with author Barbara W. Walker on the real origins of Easter, and with 94-year-old Carnegie Hall conductor David Randolph. David Randolph will provide a sneak preview of the April 18 concert by the (secular) St. Cecelia Chorus on Sat., April 18, featuring the powerful works of two freethinkers: Brahms and Vaughan Williams. He will also be the Guest of Honor at FFRF's upcoming New York City lunch on Sunday, April 19, which will be briefly discussed. Find out more here:
Direct download: FTradio_155_041109.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:04am CDT

Guest: Paul Ehrlich
Stanford Prof. Paul Ehrlich, best-known for his Population Bomb bestseller, will talk about current overpopulation concerns and his latest book, The Dominant Animal: Human Evolution and the Environment. The hosts will also discuss FFRF's federal challenge of the National Day of Prayer, and commemorate the birthdate of irreverent lyricist E.Y. "Yip" Harburg.
Direct download: FTradio_154_040409.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:44pm CDT





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