Tag Archives: Ryan Cragun

Time to name a movement?

In this post, Ryan Cragun asks if it is time to give nonreligious movements a name. If so, what might this name be? And how, as an academic, can he avoid the pitfalls of labeling a group from the outside – rather than … Continue reading

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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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Does Atheist Movement Activism Increase Interest in Atheism?

Do the activities of American Atheists lead to an increased interest in atheism? In our latest blog post Ryan Cragun discusses his statistical analysis of correlations between American Atheist activity and Google searches for the term ‘atheist’. Thanks to an … Continue reading

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