Tag Archives: NSRN

Event Report: The Third Annual International Conference of the Nonreligion and Secularity Research Network: Explaining Nonreligion and Secularity in the U.S. and Beyond

Joseph Blankholm participated in the annual conference of the NSRN, held at Pitzer College in Claremont, California, on November 19th and 20th, 2014. In the following, he summarizes some of the findings that scholars presented and takes stock of the … 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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