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April / May 2018

Volume 38 Number 3

Deconstructing Religion

Tom Flynn

Features of Religions as Cognitive By-Products
Robert N. McCauley

The Story of a Creature with Peculiar Habits
Armin W. Geertz

Reinvigorating the Comparative Cooperative Ethnographic Sciences of Religion
Benjamin Grant Purzycki and Joseph Watts

Atheists: The Puppy Kicking, Chicken 'Loving', Serial Killing Cannibals Next Door?
Sarah R. Schiavone and Will M. Gervais

The Meaning and Legacy of Humanism: A Sharp Challenge from a Potential Ally*
Yuval Noah Harari and A. P. Norman

Stretching Gods
Tony Pasquarello

Tale of the Trail
Tom Flynn

A Trail for the Heartland
Tom Flynn


Women Should Be Mad at Religion Not (Just) Trump*
Robyn E. Blumner


An Unexpected Milestone*
Tom Flynn

Rationality and Nuance
Greta Christina

Just a Semantic Argument? The Free Will Free-for-All
Russell Blackford

Is the GOP Fit for Liberal Democracy?
Shadia B. Drury

Let's Not Split the Difference This Time*
Ophelia Benson

What Is Missing from the Conversation about Iraqi Elections and Extremism?
Faisal Saeed Al Mutar

The Party of Traitors
S. T. Joshi


William Franklin Graham Jr.


35 Years Ago in Free Inquiry

25 Years Ago in Free Inquiry



Doerr's Way
Educators vs. Trump/DeVos
Edd Doerr

The Faith I Left Behind
An Evolution of Doubt
E. Jeff Justis

Humanism at Large
The Only Real Question
Terry L. Wright


Sharing Reality: How to Bring Secularism and Science to an Evolving Religious World
by Jeff T. Haley and Dale McGowan
Reviewed by Ronald A. Lindsay

Understanding Ignorance: The Surprising Impact of What We Don’t Know
by Daniel R. DeNicola
Reviewed by Brooke Horvath


Medicine Ball
by George Kalogeris