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Fall, 1999 - Volume 19, Number 4


HUMANIST MANIFESTO 2000: A Call For A New  Planetary Humanism


Protect My Children From the Ten Commandments - Lewis Vaughn

The Making of a Hero - Vern L. Bullough

My Exodus to Secular Humanism - Adolf Grünbaum

AIDS in the Developing World: Where Is Your Anger? - Richard Stern

Preventing School Violence: Is Religion the Answer? - Gary L. Bennett


Medical Ethics

  • Introduction: Bioethics and the Human Condition - Timothy J. Madigan
  • Older Women, Pregnancy, and Postmodernism - Colleen Clements
  • The Future of  Engineering Humans: An Interview with Bioethicist Arthur Caplan
  • The Risks of Animal-Human Transplants - Laura Purdy

Forward to Methusaleh - Timothy J. Madigan

Reason, Sex, and Science - Wendy Kaminer Deconstructs Pop Culture and Piety

Meanwhile on the Planet Vatican: Humanist Science Fiction from Tom Flynn

Can You Go to Heaven? - Theodore Schick, Jr.





Great Minds  The Woman's Bible - Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Church-State Update It's a Miracle: No National Day of Prayer - Tom Flynn

God on Trial

Humanism at Large

Book Reviews

Jihad in the West: Muslim Conquest from the Seventh to the Twenty-First Centuries by Paul Fregosi - Paul Kurtz

Amy's View (1997), Plenty (1996), Plays by David Hare - Jim Herrick

What Remains to be Discovered? Mapping the Secrets of the Universe, the Origins of Life, and the Future of the Human Race, by John Maddox - Tom Flynn

Atheism & Theism by J.J.C. Smart and J.J. Haldane - Norm R. Allen, Jr.

Leaving the Cave: Evolutionary Naturalism in the Social-Scientific Thought by Pat Duffy Hutcheon - John Novak

Rocks of Ages: Science and Religion in the Fullness of Life by Stephen Jay Gould - Tom Flynn

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Summer, 1999 - Volume 19, Number 3


Confronting the "Corporate Mystique" - Paul Kurtz


Taking Disbelief Out of the Closet - Alan M. Dershowitz

Clinton, Starr, and Media Dreck - Richard Kostelanetz

A Serb's View of NATO's Bombs - Svetozar Stojanovic

Faith vs. African Americans - Saab Lofton

The Future of Feminism - Betty Friedan

Why Gore Is the Only Hope for Church-State Separation - Edward Tabash


The Science of Religion

God, Life, and Avocado-Colored Kitchen Appliances - Interview with George Carlin

The Night I Saw Jesus - Richard Taylor

Father's Day - Phillip Zeppetello





Great Minds - Salvation - Langston Hughes

Church-State Update - Christian Coalition Sins Against IRS - Tom Flynn

God on Trial - Revisiting Arguments to Design - Antony Flew

Humanism at Large

Book Reviews

Looking for Jesus - Robert M. Price

Holy Pornography - Amanda Chesworth

Noah's Little God - James Underwood

New Age Odyssey - Tom Flynn

Defining Terms - Thomas O'Brien

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Spring, 1999 - Volume 19, Number 2


India's Population Time Bomb - Paul Kurtz


Killing Intellectuals in Algeria - Elie Chalala

Let's Consider All the Unborn - George Englebretsen

Hitler Was Not An Atheist - John Patrick Michael Murphy

Religion and Human Rights - John M. Suarez

Are Scientists Still Keeping the Faith? - George F. Bishop

The Wall Street Journal Gets Religion - Joe Levee


World Population

  • Introduction: World on the Brink - Roy W. Brown
  • The Numbers Don't Lie - Lester R. Brown
  • When We "Hit The Wall" - Roy W. Brown
  • The Misery Behind the Statistics - Diana Brown
  • Avoiding Future Shock - Carl Wahren
  • Playing with People's Lives - Craig Lasher
  • The Case Against the Vatican - Frances Kissling

God, Science, and Delusion: A Chat with Arthur C. Clarke

Science and Sensibility, Part 2 - Richard Dawkins

Why Postmodernism Is Not Progressive - Barbara Epstein





Church-State Update - "Bible Week" in Arizona ... and Worse - Tom Flynn

Great Minds - Reason, Not Theology - Baron d'Holbach

Media Scan - Readers Beware of Digest Report - John Hill

Applied Ethics - Reproductive Medicine and Ethics - Richard Taylor

Humanism at Large - Matt Cherry

Book Reviews

New Directions for Liberalism - Paul Kurtz

The Very Sensible Kaminer - Wendy McElroy

Awe Understood - Chris Mooney

Religious Naturalism - Barbara Forrest

Careless Analysis - Chris Mooney

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Winter, 1998/1999 - Volume 19, Number 1


The McCarthyites of Virtue - Paul Kurtz


Letting Children Die for the Faith - Rita Swan

Abortion Access Under the Gun - Stacey Blyth

The Jesus Seminar: Historians or Believers? - Robert M. Price

Racism and the Risks of Ethnic Humor - Steven Doloff

Christian Literalists and Homosexuality - Vern L. Bullough

The Failure of Faith in Russia - V. L. Ginsburg


Family Values

Profile In Courage

Science and Sensibility, Part 1 - Richard Dawkins

God and the Philosophers, Part 3 - Paul Edwards

Trying to Prove that the Bible Is Pro-Woman - Lena Ksarjian





Church-State Update - Tracking Challenges to the First Amendment - Tom Flynn

Great Minds - Facts and Myths About Women - Simone de Beauvoir

Science And Religion - Has Science Found God? - Victor J. Stenger

Humanism at Large - Matt Cherry

Book Reviews

The Book that Launched a Fatwa - James Herrick

Remembrances of Apocalypses Past - James C. Sullivan

George Eliot: A Great Novelist and a Great Humanist - James Herrick

Salvation through Diversity - Barbara Forrest

From Monotheism to Democracy - Barbara Forrest

Aesthetic Naturalism - John M. Novak

Words of Warning - John A. Xanthopoulos

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