Op-Ed Rhetoric, Religion and Secular Humanism Richard J. Burke From: Volume 22, No. 3 Summer 2002 ShareTweet Richard J. Burke Richard J. Burke is professor and chairman of the Department of Philosophy of Oakland University. He is co-editor of Western Society: Institutions and Ideas and the author of numerous journal articles. See more articles This article is available to subscribers only. Subscribe now or log in to read this article.