Sen. Kyrsten Sinema is a Democratic senator from Arizona. She is widely believed to be the first member of Congress who is nonreligious, although she has not embraced the label. Sinema is co-sponsor of a bipartisan paid leave bill that would enable new parents to fund their leave time by borrowing against future child tax […]
Kevin Bolling is the executive director of the Secular Student Alliance, which helps nonreligious students form clubs and express their secular identities on campuses across the country.
Joel Thiessen is a sociology professor at Ambrose University in Calgary, Canada, and he also directs the school’s Flourishing Congregations Institute. He studies Canadian millennials’ relationship to religion and the rise of religious “nones” across North America.
Katie Gordon is a member of the operational team for Nuns and Nones, an organization that brings together Catholic sisters and young people who don’t claim a religious identity. In the summer of 2019, Gordon lived in a Benedictine monastery in Michigan.
Marion Bowman is a senior lecturer in religious studies at The Open University in England. She studies people on the edges of and outside organized religion, with a particular interest in nontraditional pilgrimage.
Sanderson Jones is the co-founder and creative director of Sunday Assembly, an organization that facilitates churchlike gatherings of nonreligious people around the world. He’s also a stand-up comedian. Contact him with the form on his website.
What does it mean to establish a religion? This edition of ReligionLink is focused on a hotly contested and confusing piece of the First Amendment.
Monica Miller is senior counsel for the American Humanist Association. She argued against the Bladensburg cross before the Supreme Court. Arrange an interview through Sarah Henry.
Rebecca S. Markert serves as legal director for the Freedom from Religion Foundation. She is an expert on First Amendment litigation and typically works on cases related to religion in public schools and religious symbols on government property.