Center for the Study of World Religions, 42 Francis Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
On Friday, March 1, Harvard Divinity School’s Center for the Study of World Religions held an event entitled, “Parenting Outside of Religion: What ‘Nones’ are Passing on to Their Children.” This event was part of a lecture series hosted by the Nonreligion and SBNR (Spiritual But Not Religious) Research Seminar, and it featured Christel Manning, Professor of Religious Studies at Sacred Heart University. Manning has spent the last decade studying the growing group of Americans who identify with no religious group, i.e. those who check “none” on a survey about...Read more about What ‘Nones’ are Passing on to Their Children
Portland has a large population who identify as being religiously unaffiliated. The city of Currently, the city law doesn’t have special protections in place for people who are non-adherents to religion, but a proposed ordinance could lead to such a change. Specifically, the proposed ordinance would add atheists to a protected class list that already […]
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The incoming class of lawmakers is predominantly Christian, but several newcomers are expected to take the oath of office while placing their hands on books other than the Christian Bible.
The authorities granted the group permission after much delay. The other side of the sign reads “Even Heathens Celebrate the Season!” The celebratory notice was paid for by Northern Indiana Atheists. The Northern Indiana Atheists are a non-profit created to fight any violation of church and state. The organization also defends the rights of atheists. […]
The “Atheist Christmas Coloring Book” is aimed towards the rational thinker. Rick Marazzani's The book, even though it uses the word Christmas, does not perpetuate the Christian belief. It instead explains the origins of Christmas along with the multiple legends which blend to form the tale we read now. The Atheist Christmas Coloring Book represents […]
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) — Transhumanism is 'a conversation that calls us, that challenges us to develop a deeper theology of technology,' according to Micah Redding, director of the Christian Transhumanist Association.
This Sunday, we are delighted to host Diana Eck at the Humanist Hub. Dr. Eck is a Professor of Comparative Religion and Indian Studies at Harvard University, as well as the Director of The Pluralism Project at Harvard.
The aim of the Pluralism Project is to engage, educate, and strengthen the next generation of religious and civic leaders in the United States. It is a two decade-long research project that engages students in studying the new religious diversity in the United States, asserting that mere diversity or plurality alone does not constitute pluralism.
Eck will invite us to ask... Read more about Diana Eck: Religious Pluralism and the Humanist Community
The Humanist Hub is delighted to partner with and host Muslimish for an extended program on Sunday, April 29.
Muslimish: Growing Communities and Extending Dialogues (A Special Extended Conference Event)
Cofounder of Muslimish, Arab American Educator, Engineer, Entrepreneur, Former Imam and a current Islamic reformer and Freethinker secular activist.
Muslimish NYC co-organizer, Middle Eastern Studies & Religious Studies, Completing Masters at City College of NYC, Grew up Christian, Practiced Shia & Sunni Islam and currently a teacher in an... Read more about Muslimish: Growing Communities and Extending Dialogues
People from all ethnic and religious backgrounds are learning to lean on one another in this secular congregation. Without religion and with the motto "live better, help often, wonder more," Sunday Assembly is celebrating life, service community.