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Launch Series: The ‘Fuzzy’ Nones

In the last blog of the launch series Linda Woodhead discusses recent survey data which demonstrates the variations of opinions and beliefs among individuals who identify as having ‘no religion’; reminding us that just as ‘the religious’ do not conform … Continue reading

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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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Launch Series: What Do We Do When We ‘Do Life’? Studying Relations Between Religious and Non-religious Cultures

The relationship between ‘religion’ and ‘nonreligion’ is often commonly assumed to be one of division or separation. In today’s blog post Anna Strhan discusses how ideas about celebrating ‘life’ and ‘reason’ among both religious and nonreligious communities also highlights lines … Continue reading

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Launch Series: ‘Religion’ under the ‘Secular Canopy’

In the first post of Nonreligion and Secularity’s special launch series the Guardian’s Andrew Brown reflects on the assumptions underlying public and media treatments of religion and the secular. C.S. Lewis writes somewhere of his experience as a subaltern in the … Continue reading

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