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I Know Exactly What That Is: White Atheism and Islamophobia, Part 3

by Donovan Schaefer * Follow these links for part 1 and part 2. American atheist Sam Harris recently responded to the swirl of celebrity surrounding Pakistani girls’s education advocate and assassination survivor Malala Yousafzai by claiming her as one of … Continue reading

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Whose Atheism? Which Humanism?

by Matt Sheedy I recently had occasion to attend a lecture given by the well-known British philosopher and popular atheist A.C. Grayling, entitled “Atheism, Secularism and Humanism.” While much has been written about the “New Atheist” phenomenon, including two recent … Continue reading

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On the Muslim Question: White Atheism and Islamophobia, Part 1

by Donovan Schaefer * Follow these links for part 2 and part 3. Karl Marx’s “On the Jewish Question” is a systematic critique of the particularism of religious commitments as an obstacle to the coalescence of the true community of … Continue reading

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