Religion http://wutc.org en Pastor Jamie Coots Remembered As More Than A Serpent Handler http://wutc.org/post/pastor-jamie-coots-remembered-more-serpent-handler <p></p><p>Serpent-handling Kentucky pastor <a href="http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2014/feb/18/hundreds-attend-funeral-famed-serpent-handling-pas/">Jamie Coots recently died</a> from a rattlesnake bite.&nbsp; Coots, who starred in the National Geographic show <a href="http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/channel/snake-salvation/">"Snake Salvation,"</a> was credited with helping put the long-hidden practice of serpent handling in the limelight.</p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 18:31:06 +0000 Michael Edward Miller 34245 at http://wutc.org Pastor Jamie Coots Remembered As More Than A Serpent Handler Some Atheists Choose Church Over Confrontation? http://wutc.org/post/some-atheists-choose-church-over-confrontation <p></p><p>Researchers at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga have completed an extensive study of more than 1,000 non-believers nationwide, and the researchers have identified <a href="http://www.atheismresearch.com/">six basic types</a> of atheists.&nbsp; Dr. Christopher Silver and Thomas J. Coleman led the project, and their study showed that 14% of atheists are angry, confrontational “anti-theists.”&nbsp; However, 12% of atheists are “ritual atheists” who attend religious services even though they don’t believe in the theology.&nbsp; In this feature segment, we find out why some atheists choose church.</p><p> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 15:54:32 +0000 Michael Edward Miller 25282 at http://wutc.org Some Atheists Choose Church Over Confrontation?