humanists

We are Humanists first because Humanism is easiest to believe. There are no fabulist doctrines to embrace. No winged ponies
Ancient and Renaissance Christian intellectuals claimed all that was beautiful and humane in pre-Christian Greek and Roman
The first thing that it did was break down some of my stereotypes. It opened my eyes to the number of people who grow up
How can you find purpose and meaning from a secular perspective? In the United States, such venues are few and far between
You pass through the long security line at the United States Capitol building in Washington, DC. While the line of tourists streams forward into the Exhibition Hall, you turn right, and head to the Senate appointment desk.
Whether you are a believer or secular, to gain a greater sense of purpose and meaning in life it helps to participate in civic engagement with others from your community.
Humanist inmates can now request time and space for activities, visits by humanist chaplains and access to literature and study materials.
Q: You’ve lived as a Christian and an atheist. What’s one thing you wish more Christians knew about atheists? One thing you
Pet owners are rejoicing, and indeed even a nonbeliever like me finds it charming. Still, I worry: does His Holiness include bacteria? He had better, because bacteria are part of who we are -- a big part.
A hands-on doctor tries to get public officials to recognize infestations as bubonic and pneumonic plagues. Can a novel's depictions inform discussions about Ebola?
This week I had the privilege in attending the 2014 Reformation Day at Emory University. As alum of Candler School of Theology 03T, I was very proud to have a guided tour.
We challenge our students to develop life-long skills such as analytical thinking, clarity in written and spoken expression, collaboration, and creativity.
We recently decided to have an extended email conversation addressing the Islamic State (ISIS) in Faisal's home country of Iraq, being called an "Uncle Tom" by white people, the existence -- or non-existence -- of a "moderate" Islam, and the one key factor needed to bring about a true Islamic reformation.
So the next time you think about marriage, think about what sort of arrangement might just be solemnized next? Now, according
Roy Speckhardt, executive director of the American Humanist Association, also called for a reversal of the decision. Many
Besides the fact that vouchers drain the public education system of funds and deprive both students and teachers of vital civil rights protections, most of the tax dollars involved goes to private religious schools.
At the end of the day, these population dynamics and their consequences impact everyone. But humanists are natural leaders in the effort because humanists understand that this is the only life we'll have.
It's not so much that religion makes people do evil, it's that it provides a convenient excuse for nearly anything, and that lowers the bar for committing bad behavior we might otherwise avoid. It's time for non-theist and faithful progressives to unite and stop giving the conservative religion a free pass for prejudice.
This inclusive outreach extends to chaplains representing the gay, lesbian and bisexual communities of faith, as well as those of minority beliefs, including Humanists. They, too, are valued members of our country's military and must be embraced fully.