Let it be noted that not all resistance to integrative change is based on hatred, prejudice, or snubbing on the part of the privileged against the marginalized. Reluctance to change can sometimes be read as a tribute to the enduring power of existing religious communities to contribute positively—in the form of art, creativity, pastoral care, etc.—to those who make them up.
In part two of his conversation with RNS, 'Life After Faith' author Philip Kitcher explores how to disentangle ethics from religion, the connection between values and community, and why doubt is just the beginning of Humanism.
Rev. Galen Guengerich, author of the new book 'God Revised: How Religion Must Evolve in a Scientific Age', tells RNS that religion must evolve—and that nontheists should embrace it.
Atheists and Humanists have long been involved in Unitarian Universalism. But the idea of religious atheists is controversial among many atheists. Maria Greene of the Unitarian Universalist Humanist Association speaks with RNS.
Dr. Anthony B. Pinn speaks with RNS about his new book and how atheists can get better at talking about the intersections of race, ethnicity, and nontheism.
The very idea of marrying across religious lines presents a challenge to many atheists, agnostics, and nonreligious people—with some suggesting that atheists and theists may seriously struggle in dating, marrying, or raising children together. 'Being Both' author Susan Katz Miller shares her thoughts.