Tag Archives: New Atheism

Event Report: Rethinking Boundaries in the Study of Religion and Politics

Nathan Alexander attended the recent postgraduate conference,  Rethinking Boundaries in the Study of Religion and Politics held at the University of Aberdeen. Here he outlines his experiences and gives some commentary on the papers pertinent to the research network.  The ‘Rethinking Boundaries … Continue reading

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Reflections on Socrel 2015 – Foundations and Futures

In this post Katie Aston summarises just some of the presentations delivered at the 2015 Socrel conference, which may be of interest to researchers in the field the Nonreligion and Secularity. Established in 1975, the Sociology of Religion Study Goup (Socrel) celebrated … 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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