From the archives: the case for affirmation and accommodation

Philippa Feet haha get it?

NonProphet Status goes much further back than my involvement. I've been looking through our archives and stumbled on this great piece by Andrew Lovley. It seems like the accommodationist debate has popped back up in recent months, and this is a thoughtful and relevant take to add to return to:Generally speaking, the attitudes that shape the interactions between atheists and theists are characterized by mistrust, mockery, and vilification. Yet these attitudes do nothing to further our cause … [Read more...]

SSA Summit Day Two: Chaplains, Invocations and the White House

This post is the second part of a two part report on the Secular Student Alliance's New England Leadership Summit. For a report on the first day, click here.Interview with Greg EpsteinI first had the opportunity to meet Greg Epstein, the Humanist Chaplain at Harvard University, when I was working onInterfaith Youth Core's 2009 Conference, Leadership for a Religiously Diverse World. We exchanged several emails and had a great conversation at the event itself. We've since stayed in touch, and i … [Read more...]