(RNS) — The Clergy Project, whose mission is to build an online community for 'post-belief religious leaders,' expects to draw its 1,000th participant sometime next month.
It's become a truism that Mormon women have far more cosmetic surgeries than other American women. But this truism isn't actually true.
(RNS) The Center for Inquiry and the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science are merging to form the largest reason-based organization in the U.S. It will be headed by a woman.
A new study shows that Mormon men are leaving the fold in greater numbers, but it's particularly noticeable in Utah. Why is this happening, and what are the long-term ramifications?
(RNS) As the 2016 election approaches, atheist, humanist and other freethinking activists are encouraged by a Pew Research Center survey that found a growing number of religiously unaffiliated -- or "nones."
(RNS) Most saw in the talk show host’s rejection of Nyad’s atheism what polls, studies and often their own experience tell them -- that atheists are among the least trusted and least liked Americans.
(RNS) Some observers caution there's a difference in asking about an increase in the nonreligious rather than a decrease in the religious.
BETHESDA, Md. (RNS) The number of Americans who say they have no religious affiliation has hit an all-time high -- about one in five American adults -- according to a new study, with the number of self-described atheists and agnostics hitting a peak of 6 percent of the U.S. population. By Kimberly Winston.