"Cuts through the myths about religion with surgical precision."
— Ted W. Reid, scientist, Texas Tech Univ.
"Takes readers on a fascinating journey from the torn and warlike landscape of today's competing religions to a peaceful common ground, lit by the sunshine of reason…"
— Rev. Michael Dowd, author
"Christians, among people of all faiths, should read Free God Now."
— MJ Humphrey, critic
"[Naff] threads his way through multiple universes, faith healing, Pascal's Wager, consciousness, Intelligent Design, quantum indeterminacy, and many more subjects with the clarity and humor that make it an easy and enjoyable read."
— Jim Bechel, historian
Science Articles & Commentary:
Cover Story: Earth Magazine, Nov. 2011
"Return of the Dust Bowl: Geoscientists Predict a Dry, Dusty Future for the American West"
Cover Story: The Humanist, May/June 2011
"After Fukushima: Can We Still Think Straight About Nuclear Power?"
Scientific American Blogs, Nov. 2011
"A Secular Case for Intentional Creation"
Scientific American, April 2010
Geologists Drill into Antarctica and Find Troubling Signs for Ice Sheets' Future"
Huffington Post, January 2012
"Are We the Reason for the Universe's Existence? The Anthropic Principle Reconsidered"
Religion Articles & Commentary:
Huffington Post, August 2012
"Five Lessons on Religion From the Killing Fields of Syria"
Prairie Fire, July 2012
"Biblical Bunk: Why Relying on Scripture to Oppose Gay Marriage Fails"
Metanexus, April 2009
"Down with the Origin of Speciousness" (Reflection on Darwin's 200th birthday)
Reports of the National Center for Science Education, Jan.-Apr 2007
"Thank God for Evolution! by Michael Dowd, Reviewed by Clay Farris Naff"
Science Odyssey, KZUM-FM, Dec. 2011
"Astronomers Discover the Biggest Black Holes Ever" (But Will They Eat Everything?)
Science Odyssey, KZUM-FM, Nov. 2011
"Vast Stores of Geothermal Energy Discovered"
Science Odyssey, KZUM-FM, Dec. 2010
"Arsenic & Old Life -- Is NASA's Discovery for Real?"
Science Odyssey, KZUM-FM, Nov. 2010
"In the Antibiotics Arms Race, Bacteria Are Winning"
Science Odyssey, KZUM-FM, May 2010
"The Realities and Illusions of Race"