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Aarhus University (Aarhus Universitet, abbreviated AU) is a public research university located in Aarhus, Denmark.
American Atheists is a non-profit activist organization in the United States dedicated to defending the civil liberties of atheists and advocating complete separation of church and state.
The American Humanist Association (AHA) is an educational organization in the United States that advances secular humanism, a philosophy of life that, without theism or other supernatural beliefs, affirms the ability and responsibility of human beings to lead personal lives of ethical fulfillment that aspire to the greater good of humanity.
Apostasy (ἀποστασία apostasia, "a defection or revolt") is the formal disaffiliation from, or abandonment or renunciation of a religion by a person.
Atheism is, in the broadest sense, the absence of belief in the existence of deities.
A Bachelor of Arts (BA or AB, from the Latin baccalaureus artium or artium baccalaureus) is a bachelor's degree awarded for an undergraduate course or program in either the liberal arts, sciences, or both.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
Capital punishment, also known as the death penalty, is a government-sanctioned practice whereby a person is put to death by the state as a punishment for a crime.
Christian right or religious right is a term used mainly in the United States to label conservative Christian political factions that are characterized by their strong support of socially conservative policies.
Claremont Graduate University (CGU) is a private, all-graduate research university located in Claremont, California, a city east of downtown Los Angeles.
Claremont is a city on the eastern edge of Los Angeles County, California, United States, east of downtown Los Angeles.
Costa Mesa is a city in Orange County, California.
Denmark (Danmark), officially the Kingdom of Denmark,Kongeriget Danmark,.
A Doctor of Philosophy (PhD or Ph.D.; Latin Philosophiae doctor) is the highest academic degree awarded by universities in most countries.
Eugene is a city of the Pacific Northwest in the U.S. state of Oregon.
The Institute for the Study of Secularism in Society and Culture (ISSSC) is located at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.
Surveys show that Americans without a religious affiliation (which include 'nothing particular', agnostic, atheist) range around 21%, 23%, 25%, 31%, 34% and 21% of the population, with 'nothing in particulars' making up the majority of this demographic.
Jewish atheism refers to the atheism of people who are ethnically and (at least to some extent) culturally Jewish.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
A Master of Arts (Magister Artium; abbreviated MA; also Artium Magister, abbreviated AM) is a person who was admitted to a type of master's degree awarded by universities in many countries, and the degree is also named Master of Arts in colloquial speech.
Pacific Palisades is a coastal neighborhood in the Westside of the city of Los Angeles, California, located among Brentwood to the east, Malibu and Topanga to the west, Santa Monica to the southeast, the Santa Monica Bay to the southwest, and the Santa Monica Mountains to the north.
Persian, also known by its endonym Farsi (فارسی), is one of the Western Iranian languages within the Indo-Iranian branch of the Indo-European language family.
Peter F. Steinfels (born 1941) is an American journalist and educator best known for his writings on religious topics.
Pitzer College is a private residential liberal arts college located in Claremont, California, United States.
The Pro-Truth Pledge is an initiative promoting truth seeking and rational thinking.
Professor (commonly abbreviated as Prof.) is an academic rank at universities and other post-secondary education and research institutions in most countries.
Progressivism is the support for or advocacy of improvement of society by reform.
Religion in Europe has been a major influence on today's society art, culture, philosophy and law.
Santa Monica College (SMC) is a public two-year community college in Santa Monica, California, United States.
Scandinavia is a region in Northern Europe, with strong historical, cultural and linguistic ties.
Secularity (adjective form secular, from Latin saeculum meaning "worldly", "of a generation", "temporal", or a span of about 100 years) is the state of being separate from religion, or of not being exclusively allied with or against any particular religion.
Secularization (or secularisation) is the transformation of a society from close identification and affiliation with religious values and institutions toward nonreligious values and secular institutions.
Sociology is the scientific study of society, patterns of social relationships, social interaction, and culture.
Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.
The Christian Century is a Christian magazine based in Chicago, Illinois.
TheGuardian.com, formerly known as Guardian.co.uk and Guardian Unlimited, is a British news and media website owned by the Guardian Media Group.
Trinity College is a private liberal arts college in Hartford, Connecticut.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The University of Oregon (also referred to as UO, U of O or Oregon) is a public flagship research university in Eugene, Oregon.