The Young Atheist's Survival Guide: Helping Secular Students Thrive

The Young Atheist's Survival Guide: Helping Secular Students Thrive

Hemant Mehta


approximately a 3rd of american citizens below the age of thirty don't have any spiritual association, the top in any recorded iteration. during this growing to be section of "nones" are many younger Atheists who've confronted prejudice of their excessive faculties and groups for status up for his or her constitutional correct of freedom from faith. you will listen a few of their tales during this booklet, no matter if they are protesting their school's public prayers at soccer video games and graduations or sitting out the "under God" part of the Pledge of Allegiance. those atheist scholars comprehend their rights and feature fought for them, occasionally at super own expense. Their examples function proposal for all of the younger atheists available in the market who reside in groups the place institution usually feels no assorted from church and academics are not any various from preachers. This instruction manual is a source for fogeys, lecturers, pals, and younger atheists themselves. Hemant Mehta, "The pleasant Atheist" blogger at patheos.com, discusses find out how to care for lecturers and directors who advertise religion in public faculties, deal with the peer strain and ostracism which can include being an outspoken atheist, and create profitable scholar teams that motivate dialog over conversion.

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