A meeting of Humanist Haven, sponsored by Yale Humanist Community.

Farewell, Faitheist

When I started writing this column, I set out with the goal of lifting up frequently overlooked nontheist perspectives—the atheist voices that are generally ignored by those who are only interested in narratives of conflict and certainty.

The author with his niece in 2014, a few days after she was born.

Godparent, without the God part

When my sister was pregnant with her third child, I received an ultrasound image in the mail. Attached to it was a handwritten note: “Would you be my godfather… er… sponsor… ah… special person? You know what I mean.”