Bob Johnson is a freelance writer in the Tampa area of Florida. He was raised Roman Catholic, but after a stint in Marine Corps Infantry and reading Thomas Paine's The Age of Reason he became a Deist.

In 1993 he founded the World Union of Deists, and in 1996 he launched the first website devoted to Deism. He is the author of God Gave Us Reason, Not Religion, Deism: A Revolution in Religion, A Revolution in You and An Answer to C.S. Lewis' Mere Christianity. He has also written the introduction to Thomas Paine's The Age of Reason, The Complete Edition and Principles of Nature by Elihu Palmer.

The Battle Between Freedom and Religion

The Battle Between Freedom and Religion

In the US most Christian organizations celebrate American independence on the Fourth of July. They have picnics and other types of church events and gathering and many clergy members give special sermons telling the faithful how beneficial and important the American Revolution was.

Lessons From the USS Liberty

Lessons From the USS Liberty

Today, June 8, 2016, is the 49th anniversary of the cowardly and deadly Israeli attacks on the USS Liberty. The repeated Israeli attacks from the air and sea on the American Navy ship killed 33 American sailors and Marines and one American civilian, while wounding another 174 Americans.

What Does Anti-Semitic Mean?

What Does Anti-Semitic Mean?

A sure fire way for a politician in the West to kill their political career is to be labeled as being anti-Semitic. It seems the general popular understanding of the meaning of the word “anti-Semitic” means someone who hates Jews for being Jewish. This ignores the meaning of the word “Semitic” and, in reality, is meaningless.

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