Paul Kurtz, a leading humanist who founded several secularist organizations, is being mourned by nontheists across the spectrum. Kurtz, who was 86 when he died on Oct. 20, helped establish the infrastructure of what has become a burgeoning freethought movement. His followers say that movement will thrive in his wake.
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The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life on Thursday, July 19, published an extensive new survey titled “Asian Americans: A Mosaic of Faiths.” The research provides a unique and comprehensive overview of the religious composition of the Asian-American community.
Christopher Hitchens, the famous writer and polemicist whose later years were known for his fierce arguments against religious belief, has died of cancer. His death is being mourned in the growing community of atheists, agnostics, humanists and freethinkers. ReligionLink has a comprehensive guide to groups and leaders in that community.
Several nontheist organizations are launching holiday-themed advertising campaigns aimed at winning followers to their movements or at least blunting criticisms that nonbelievers can’t be good without God. ReligionLink has an extensive new source guide to help reporters cover this novel take on the traditional holiday story.