Contributions

Why Women Are Too Polite About Religion
December 24, 2015 ·

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Prominent secular scholars Rebecca Goldstein and Susan Jacoby discuss the unique cultural expectations for women regarding religion. Touching on themes of motivation for religious participation, family pressure, and even the politeness of female atheists, Goldstein and Jacoby examine the phenomenon. Rebecca Goldstein is an award-winning philosopher and author, whose most recent book is Plato at …

The Secular Conscience
December 11, 2015 ·

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Susan Jacoby is an award-winning author and journalist, particularly noted for her writings on the history of American freethought. Jacoby began her career as a reporter at The Washington Post and has continued to have her articles and essays appear in numerous publications such as The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The American …