Richard Cimino is a sociologist of religion based at the University of Richmond in Richmond, Va. He has written about atheism, humanism, Lutheranism and Eastern religions and is the editor of Religion Watch, a journal about trends is American religion.
Jason Heap is the executive director of the United Coalition of Reason, an national umbrella organization for local atheist. freethought and humanist groups in the U.S. He can discuss the size of local freethought groups, the spread of freethought in the U.S. and vandalism of atheism billboards.
Robyn Blumner is the executive director of the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science and the incoming CEO of Center for Inquiry. She is an expert on First Amendment issues involving freedom of expression, including religion. She can discuss matters pertaining to Center for Inquiry, which promotes secularism and reason, and is an advocate […]
Chris Stedman is the executive director of the Yale Humanist Community at Yale University in New Haven, Conn. He is the author of Faitheist: How an Atheist Found Common Ground With the Religious.
Jens Zimmermann is a professor of English and modern languages at Trinity Western University in Langley, British Columbia, where he holds the Canada Research Chair in Interpretation, Religion and Culture. He will lecture on Thomas Merton’s humanism at Regent University’s Thomas Merton Symposium. Contact via Jennifer Watton, TWU’s media relations officer.
Raymond Arnold is a New York-based humanist activist and organizer of the first Secular Solstice service, a December celebration for atheists, humanists and other nonbelievers that incorporates light, darkness, ritual and song.
Barbara Forrest is a noted secular humanist and a professor of philosophy at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, La., and co-author of Creationism’s Trojan Horse: The Wedge of Intelligent Design. (Read the first chapter, posted at TalkReason.org.) She says the debate over intelligent design and evolution is necessarily a religious, and not a scientific one because intelligent […]