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DO ATHEISTS BELONG IN THE INTERFAITH MOVEMENT (Part 2)

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Tweet Share by Christopher Stedman But Atheism Isn’t a ‘Faith’…  As Lindsay articulated, there is a related concern that many atheists have about joining interfaith coalitions—that participating in interfaith work somehow bolsters religious privilege. And, all the more, that some will conflate atheists participating in interfaith work with the idea that atheism is “just another…
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DO ATHEISTS BELONG IN THE INTERFAITH MOVEMENT (Part 1)

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Tweet Share By Christopher Stedman Recently, there’s been a lot of talk in the organized atheist, humanist, skeptic and freethought movements about the potential benefits and drawbacks of interfaith work. Over at Patheos, the Executive Director of the American Humanist Association, Roy Speckhardt, recently made an excellent case that while the terminology of “interfaith” may…
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ATHEISTS VS. BELIEVERS?

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Tweet Share Atheists object, with understandable indignation, that religious teachings are filled with justifications (or even ‘divine commands’) for violence and cruelty toward others, and that religious people often turn their backs on the splendid opportunities of life in exchange for the promise of something better after death.  When religious teachings are taken only literally,…
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