Joseph Gordon-Levitt isn’t the first to be told that we should replace the word feminism with Humanism; in fact, it’s a relatively common refrain. But as he learned, Humanism already means something else.
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“There’s more power to change minds in that moment than in a thousand debates.” Dale McGowan tells RNS why so many people conflate atheism with anti-theism and what atheists can gain from interfaith work.
Andrew W.K. recently made waves with an advice column encouraging an atheist to pray for a brother recently diagnosed with cancer. Atheist minister Gretta Vosper talks to RNS about atheism and prayer.
Dr. Monica Miller, Professor of Religion and Africana Studies and author of ‘Religion and Hip Hop’, tells RNS how looking to hip-hop and African American Humanism can improve discussions about race among atheists.
If we want to help people truly understand why language like “under God” marginalizes atheists, we need to work with religious people and focus on building relationships with believers.
Most Humanists recognize that the climate crisis represents a serious threat to our biosphere and civilization. But much of the dialogue among atheists and Humanists centers on the “debate” between scientists and climate deniers—and this is a mistake.
Five years after a group of atheist and agnostic students launched a campaign to get a Humanist chaplain at Tufts, the university has created a Humanist staff position—the first of its kind in the U.S.
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are among the most famous atheists in the world. But to many people, the idea of a nontheistic wedding is still entirely alien.
“I became an atheist because I’m not a joiner,” CNN host S.E. Cupp says in a recent video. ‘Atheists aren’t joiners’ is a common stereotype—but that doesn’t mean we can’t be ‘joiners,’ or that there aren’t potential benefits.