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If you missed our last two Living Room gatherings… you’re in luck!  Our two most recent Living Room hosts are both Huffington Post authors (Stedman for a long time and Pandit was invited as a result of leading our Living Room!).  Their most recent articles are related to the Living Rooms they led for us… […]

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(F)a(i)theist: How One Atheist Learned to Overcome the Religious-Secular Divide, and Why Atheists and the Religious Must Work Together Wednesday, June 8, 2011 6 pm Doors, 7 pm Program Intersections, 274 5th Ave Btwn 29th and 30th Sts With Chris Stedman, Interfaith and Community Service Fellow for the Humanist Chaplaincy at Harvard University   Co-Sponsored by the Center […]

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~ by Samir Selmanovic While traveling this last Summer speaking about the new inter-religious reality we find ourselves in, I stopped in San Luis Obispo, South/Central California. For the last part of a two-day program, Pastor Josh Thompson of San Luis Obispo Seventh-day Adventist church staged an evening in a downtown public space (9/25/10) where […]

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~by Samir Selmanovic I have been posting 5-8 min podcast episodes leading to the publication date of my new book It’s Really All About God: Reflections of a Muslim Atheist Jewish Christian (Sept 8, 2009, by Jossey-Bass). Podcasts are produced by my daughter Ena (that’s her voice at the end of each episode). If you […]

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Personal Mission:  Learning to love well, God, people, and all of life. Samir Selmanovic, Ph.D., (SAH-meer Sel-MAHN-ovich) is an author, activist, leader, and lover. Besides serving Faith House Manhattan as the president of the board, Selmanovic is also the director of a Christian community called Citylights. He has been profiled in the New York Times […]

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~ by Samir Selmanovic Even though there haven’t been any new arguments against the existence of God since late 18th century, atheism is hot again. The enlightenment—a powerful movement in recent centuries that helped us question superstitious stories told by our grandmother as well as theology taught by respected university professors—has triumphed. One glance at […]

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~ Greg Epstein serves as the Humanist Chaplain of Harvard University. He recently agreed to write his first book, Good Without God, for William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. Epstein was the primary organizer of “The New Humanism,” an international conference in honor of the 30th Humanist Chaplaincy of Harvard University, which drew one […]

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~ by Esra’a Bahrain (Mideast Youth) I’m interviewing an Arab atheist from Kuwait: Sara Sultan.  I will first make it clear that I’m happily a Muslim, and am in no way promoting atheism by conducting these interviews. Young atheists in the Arab world are extremely frowned upon and thus hardly ever given a voice, and […]

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