Tag Archives: morality

Religious Nones in Canada: A Qualitative Exploration

In this post Joel Thiessen discusses his research with religious nones in the Canadian context. The post includes a discussion of the perceived benefits of such a position, and how his research participants describe finding meaning and purpose in their lives.  … Continue reading

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Utopian New Atheism? Review of A. C. Graylings’s ‘The God Argument’

Jolyon Agar discusses the moral framework presented in ‘The God Argument: The Case Against Religion and For Humanism’ by A.C. Grayling (2013). A.C. Grayling’s recent contribution to the burgeoning literature on so-called ‘New Atheism’ is, on first appearance at least, a more … Continue reading

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Investigating the Social Cost of Atheism in the US

Kyle Thompson discusses the findings of a recent U.S. study which examined how perceived religiosity might influence appraisals of moral behaviour, considers the possible social consequences for nonreligious people, and suggests avenues for future research on this topic. I was … Continue reading

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