Dan Barker

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Dan Barker

Dan Barker is a former Minister who is now an outspoken atheist. He is co-president of the Freedom From Religion Foundation, and cohost of the Freethought Radio show.

His books include Losing Faith in Faith: From Preacher to Atheist.

He is also a musician and composer, and still receives royalties for religious songs he wrote when he was a believer.

Barker hosts the weekly radio program Freethought Radio, which was recently picked up for broadcast by Air America Radio. The program is also available as an online podcast. [1]


"The next time believers tell you that 'separation of church and state' does not appear in our founding document, tell them to stop using the word 'trinity.' The word 'trinity' appears nowhere in the bible. Neither does Rapture, or Second Coming, or Original sin. If they are still unfazed (or unphrased), by this, then add Omniscience, Omnipresence, Supernatural, Transcendence, Afterlife, Deity, Divinity, Theology, Monotheism, Missionary, Immaculate Conception, Christmas, Christianity, Evangelical, Fundamentalist, Methodist, Catholic, Pope, Cardinal, Catechism, Purgatory, Penance, Transubstantiation, Excommunication, Dogma, Chastity, Unpardonable Sin, Infallibility, Inerrancy, Incarnation, Epiphany, Sermon, Eucharist, the Lord's Prayer, Good Friday, Doubting Thomas, Advent, Sunday School, Dead Sea, Golden Rule, Moral, Morality, Ethics, Patriotism, Education, Atheism, Apostasy, Conservative (Liberal is in), Capital Punishment, Monogamy, Abortion, Pornography, Homosexual, Lesbian, Fairness, Logic, Republic, Democracy, Capitalism, Funeral, Decalogue, or Bible."

Losing Faith in Faith



  • Losing Faith in Faith: From Preacher to Atheist, 1992 (ISBN 1-877733-07-5)
  • Maybe Right, Maybe Wrong: A Guide for Young Thinkers, 1992 (ISBN 978-0879757311)
  • Maybe Yes, Maybe No: A Guide for Young Skeptics (ISBN 978-0879756079)

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