Friendly Atheist Podcast

Hemant Mehta and Jessica Greiff cover the latest news, politics, and pop culture with a focus on atheism and religion.

This is the official podcast for FriendlyAtheist.com.

Religion & Spirituality
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Ep. 539 - Project 2025 and the GOP Platform
This week, we talked about Project 2025, God’s Not Dead 5, and more!
112 min
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Ep. 538 - An Interview with Actress Janie Hadda...
Janie and Jess discussed growing up Catholic in the south, the SAG-AFTRA strike, and what to do if someone calls you crazy.
56 min
3
Ep. 537 - A Chat with Two Christian Hate-Preachers
I recently spoke with hate-preachers Jonathan Shelley and Aaron Thompson about all the awful things they've said
160 min
4
Ep. 536 - Reporter Bob Smietana and the Souther...
I spoke with Bob about the big takeaways from the Southern Baptist Convention's recent gathering!
60 min
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Ep. 535 - Church Ejects Blind Woman and Service...
Hi, all -- This week, we talked about service dogs at church, right-wing medical groups, and more!
84 min
6
Ep. 534 - Oklahoma's Bible Class "Released Time"
This week, we talked about voucher programs that benefit Christians, proselytizing at graduation, and more!
75 min
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Ep. 533 - Christian Missionaries Killed in Haiti
This week, we talked about Christian missionaries, how to shove the Bible into public schools, and more!
98 min
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Ep. 532 - Ten Commandments in Louisiana Schools
This week, we talked about a megachurch kicking out a member for questioning the pastor, how the GOP is endangering atheists, and more!
96 min
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Ep. 531 - Harrison Butker's Commencement Address
This week, we talked about Christian colleges, Billy Graham, and more!
91 min
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Ep. 530 - Southern Baptist Membership Drops (Ag...
This week, we talked about artwork criticizing Christian bigotry, the Boy Scouts, and more!
75 min
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Ep. 529 - Liquor License in the Bible Belt
This week, we talked about the United Methodist Church, the disappearance of a lesbian principal, and more!
73 min
12
Ep. 528 - Corporal Punishment and Christianity
This week, we talked about corporal punishment in the name of Jesus, why priests shouldn’t condemn gay people, and more!
71 min
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Ep. 527 - Christian Men's Conference Descends I...
This week, we talked about Christian men’s conferences, why sin is not the root cause of homelessness, and more!
90 min
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Ep. 526 - Pastor Calls Autism Awareness Week "D...
This week, we talked about Arizona’s archaic abortion ban, the Vatican’s bigotry, and more!
80 min
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Ep. 525 - Richard Dawkins' Cultural Christianit...
This week, we talked about Richard Dawkins, sexist wedding jokes, the Trump Bible, and more!
83 min
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Ep. 524 - Jess Piper on the "Fundie Baby Voice"
I spoke with writer Jess Piper about Katie Britt, Michelle Duggar, Amy Coney Barrett, and their Christian vocal patterns
49 min
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Ep. 523 - This Christian App Knows Where You Live
This week, we talked about data-harvesting for Jesus, After School Satan Clubs, and more!
76 min
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Ep. 522 - Preacher Says MLK Was Not a Christian
This week, we talked about Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Christianity, religious embezzlement, and more!
78 min
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Ep. 521 - Christian Nationalists vs. Heidi Przy...
This week, we talked about Liberty University, the Jehovah’s Witnesses, and more!
98 min
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Ep. 520 - The "Filth" in Oklahoma
This week, we talked about Johnson Amendment violations, Nex Benedict, and more!
81 min
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Ep. 519 - Sam Alito's Fake Christian Persecution
This week, we talked about the Christian attack on IVF, Samuel Alito’s pretend persecution, and more!
78 min
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Ep. 518 - The Fair Reputation of White Evangeli...
This week, we talked about attacks on libraries, replacement invocations, and more!
70 min
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Ep. 517 - GOP Tries to Ban Satanic Displays
This week, we talked about chaplains in schools, banning Satanism, and more!
62 min
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Ep. 516 - Alastair Begg's Christian Wedding Deb...
This week, we talked about Purity Culture laws, Christians refusing to attend weddings, and more!
86 min
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Ep. 515 - The Christian Crypto Fraud
This week, we talked about Christian crypto, the alleged censorship of C.J. Stroud, and more!
84 min