A.C. Grayling's book entitled "The Good Book," has topped Amazons' Bestseller list, and has caused quite a stir as Easter nears. Grayling, who is an atheist, calls the book "distillations of the wisdom and experience of humankind." The book codifies human ethics without making any reference to deity.
Lady Gaga's new music video for the controversial single, "Judas," is not sitting well with some Christian groups. Some of the lyrics of the song include, "I'm just a Holy Fool, oh baby he's so cruel, But I'm still in love with Judas, baby."
Gaga told Carson Daly in an interview on Amp Radio that the track is about always "falling in love with the wrong man over and over again." The blog News That Matters, wrote, "If you are in love with Judas, you are in love with pitiful betrayal."
Rob Bell's book, entitled "Love Wins," claims that hell cannot exist alongside a loving and compassionate God and that Jesus is ultimately able to redeem everyone. The book has ignited debate over what eternal damnation really means. Some critics have been downright vicious, calling the author and popular, 40-year-old preacher "a tool of Satan" and a "heretic."