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A Refutation of John Gray’s Rejection of Humanism
Volume 39, No. 6
October / November 2019
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In his 2018 book Seven Types of Atheism, John Gray gives his understanding and opinions on seven ways that Western thinkers have fashioned worldviews free of Western monotheism. Gray rejects secular humanism as an attractive worldview, additionally rejecting four other manifestations of atheism. We believe Gray’s rejection of secular humanism is poorly founded and merits …


Cosmocracy, We Hardly Knew Ye
Volume 39, No. 6
October / November 2019

For I dipt into the future, far as human eye could see Saw a Vision of the world, and all the wonder that would be … Till the war-drum throbb’d no longer and the battle-flags were furled In the Parliament of man, the Federation of the world. —Alfred, Lord Tennyson, “Locksley Hall” (1842) The secular …

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The Vices of Literary Criticism
Volume 33, No. 6
October / November 2013

Online-only bonus: Further evidence that contemporary literary criticism has stumbled into arbitrariness and fancy.


John Emerson Roberts and the Beginnings of Religious Humanism
Volume 33, No. 6
October / November 2013

Online-only bonus: The career of John Emerson Roberts began in religious orthodoxy, moved into freethought, and ended in agnosticism.


Introduction
Volume 33, No. 6
October / November 2013

Just a couple of years ago, an objective observer might be forgiven for concluding that religious Humanism was dying—or at least that it was in a very bad way.


The Vices of Literary Criticism
Volume 33, No. 6
October / November 2013

Online-only bonus: Further evidence that contemporary literary criticism has stumbled into arbitrariness and fancy.


John Emerson Roberts and the Beginnings of Religious Humanism
Volume 33, No. 6
October / November 2013

Online-only bonus: The career of John Emerson Roberts began in religious orthodoxy, moved into freethought, and ended in agnosticism.