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‘I Believe in Something; I Don’t Know What It Is’: An Exploration of Five British Hindus’ Worldviews Using Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis Secularism and Nonreligion Latest Articles

Read More Secularism and Nonreligion Latest Articles Previous research has suggested individuals can draw on resources from a diverse range of existential cultures when constructing their personal worldviews. However, the ways individuals’ beliefs and worldviews are acquired and develop is still only partially understood. This study investigates these processes of worldview dynamics by exploring the …

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YouTube Drama in an Atheist Public: A Case Study Secularism and Nonreligion Latest Articles

Read More Secularism and Nonreligion Latest Articles In late March 2019, British atheist YouTuber “Rationality Rules” published a video in which he argued that trans women should be excluded from women’s sports. Accused of transphobia, he was denounced by a prominent atheist organization, which led to intense arguments in Anglophone atheist spaces on YouTube, Facebook, …

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Is Secularism Too Western? Disputes Around Offending Pictures of Muhammad and the Virgin Mary Secularism and Nonreligion Latest Articles

Read More Secularism and Nonreligion Latest Articles This paper aims at exhibiting a convergence between particular ‘religious sensibilities’ that would require, according to prominent anthropologists, a transformation of the way in which freedom of speech is usually understood under Western secular-liberal law. In particular, Saba Mahmood’s anthropology gains from revealing its potential, but also its …

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Advancing the Study of Nonreligion through Feminist Methods Secularism and Nonreligion Latest Articles

Read More Secularism and Nonreligion Latest Articles In the United States, nonreligious people face stigma, prejudice, and discrimination because they are viewed as immoral and distrustful. This is partly because of othering, by which nonreligious people are subjugated to a minority status. Othering also occurs in academic research and writing. Applying feminist principles can improve …

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Simulating Secularities: Challenges and Opportunities in the Computational Science of (Non)Religion Secularism and Nonreligion Latest Articles

Read More Secularism and Nonreligion Latest Articles This article provides scholars of nonreligion and secularism with an introduction to some of the major opportunities and challenges associated with the growing application of computational methods to the phenomena they study. It also illustrates these opportunities and challenges by describing several overlapping research projects and some of …

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The Relationship Between Holistic Practice and ‘Spiritual but not Religious’ Identity in the UK Secularism and Nonreligion Latest Articles

Read More Secularism and Nonreligion Latest Articles In the contemporary UK, holistic practices – concerned with healing an interconnected mind, body, and spirit of the person – appear to be establishing themselves across more popular, or ‘mainstream’ settings. Simultaneously, the UK has seen increasing numbers of individuals identifying as not religious, and within this a …

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Reclaiming Enchantment: The Transformational Possibilities of Immanence Secularism and Nonreligion Latest Articles

Read More Secularism and Nonreligion Latest Articles The notion of enchantment has been largely imagined as relating to religion, broadly defined, including magic, sorcery, and the transcendental. The idea that the world has largely become disenchanted has been associated with science, modernity, and rationality, among other things. Along with others such as William E. Connolly, …

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Love thy Neighbour… or not: Christians, but not Atheists, Show High In-Group Favoritism Secularism and Nonreligion Latest Articles

Read More Secularism and Nonreligion Latest Articles Atheists are among the most disliked groups in America, which has been explained in a variety of ways, one of which is that atheists are hostile towards religion and that anti-atheist prejudice is therefore reactive. We tested this hypothesis by using the 2018 American General Social Survey by …

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Modeling the Effects of Religious Belief and Affiliation on Prosociality Secularism and Nonreligion Latest Articles

Read More Secularism and Nonreligion Latest Articles To what extent do supernatural beliefs, group affiliation, and social interaction produce values and behaviors that benefit others, i.e., prosociality? Addressing this question involves multiple variables interacting within complex social networks that shape and constrain the beliefs and behaviors of individuals. We examine the relationships among some of …

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Belief in God, Confidence in the Church and Secularization in Scandinavia Secularism and Nonreligion Latest Articles

Read More Secularism and Nonreligion Latest Articles We used the three latest rounds of the religion module of International Social Survey Programme to study secularization in Denmark, Norway, and Sweden, focusing on belief in God. We restricted our sample to the affiliated with the majority Protestant churches and the unaffiliated and analyzed the trends toward …

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