Tag Archives: Lois Lee

Launch Series: Are Religion and Nonreligion All in the Mind?

NSRN director Lois Lee explains why researchers of nonreligion must look beyond purely intellectual and cognitive expressions of nonreligious rationalism. ‘Most people would rather die than think’, said the eminently quotable Bertrand Russell; and ‘most do so’. It is a … Continue reading

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The Resurrection of The Sociology of Irreligion

Colin Campbell, Professor Emeritus in Sociology, was a pioneer in the social scientific study of irreligion but after the 1971 publication of his groundbreaking book, Toward a Sociology of Irreligion, he — and sociology — moved in other directions. On … Continue reading

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That Bunch of Atheists? A Short Introduction to the NSRN

In our introductory post NSRN director and founder, Lois Lee, discusses the work of the NSRN, the vision behind the new NS blog, and recounts her experience of the common mis-conflation of nonreligion and secularity research with atheism and atheist … Continue reading

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