Reza Aslan and Jessica Jackley Describe How They Make Their Interfaith Marriage Work

In a recent TEDx talk, Reza Aslan and Jessica Jackley discussed how marriages between people of different religious beliefs (including atheists) are happening more often, how and why they can work, and how they’re handling the differences with their own kids.

(Yes, I know Aslan doesn’t have a lot of fans on this site. But this is still a really good talk.)


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The Atheist Parent Challenge: Is It Indoctrination If You Steer Your Kids Toward Godlessness?

If I, as an atheist, raise a kid who becomes religious, have I failed as a parent or succeeded as one who raised a young woman capable of independent thought?


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A Message to Religious Parents: Don’t Just Teach Your Kids the “Good” Parts of Your Faith

YouTuber Alex J. O’Connor (a.k.a. CosmicSkeptic) has a response for religious parents who say they only teach their kids the “good bits” of their faith, setting aside the nonsense.


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How I’m Raising My Non-Religious Children in a Religious Community

As a secular family living in the South, this is what we do to help our children adjust.


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The Quintessential Book of Advice for Atheist Parents Just Got Bigger and Better

Of all the books I’ve recommended to readers over the years, one that I’ve kept coming back to — because it’s so reliable, interesting, and useful — is Dale McGowan‘s Parenting Beyond Belief: On Raising Ethical, Caring Kids Without Religion. It’s a compilation of essays (written by several people) about how to tackle the various issues atheist parents have to deal with, a topic that I rarely saw addressed before this book came out. The newest edition of the book is even better than the original.


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