Phil Zuckerman is a professor of sociology and secular studies at Pitzer College who writes about atheism beyond the issue of God’s existence. His previous books include Society Without God and Faith No More: Why People Reject Religion. (In case you missed it, he was also a recent guest on our podcast.)
His latest book, Living the Secular Life, is all about how atheists get by without God.
In the excerpt below, Zuckerman offers an explanation of why the religious demographics are shifting in our direction: