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Rogue Priest: Are Your Gods So Easily Offended?

Rogue Priest's take on the prevalence of petty gods; a good example of choosing one's own divinities, based on one's own convictions.
NPR: 'When God Talks Back' To The Evangelical Community

An anthropologist examines the phenomenon of firsthand divine encounters among evangelical Christians.
Nat Case: I contradict myself

A non-theist finds a home in religion, reflects on the power of stories, and ponders solutions to the need for deities.
Douglas Adams: Is There an Artificial God?

This is not the most anthropologically sound assessment of divine phenomena; however it is Douglas Adams, and he points out some noteworthy peculiarities about religious attitudes, and also makes the argument that an artificial god might be helpful in a roundabout way.