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University of Miami Establishes Chair for Study of Atheism – WorldWide Religious News

With an increasing number of Americans leaving religion behind, the University of Miami has received a donation in late April from a wealthy atheist to endow what it says is the nation’s first academic chair “for the study of atheism, humanism and secular ethics.”

Source: University of Miami Establishes Chair for Study of Atheism – WorldWide Religious News

Secular Seminarians | February 18, 2016 | Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | PBS

“In culture today we tend to spend a lot of time thinking about how to succeed in one or the other endeavor that we undertake. But we tend to spend very little time thinking about how we succeed as a human being,” says Professor Miroslav Volf, head of the Yale Center for Faith and Culture. More →

Source: Secular Seminarians | February 18, 2016 | Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | PBS

Religious voices respond to State of the Union

(RNS) In his last State of the Union address, President Obama made an impassioned case against religious bigotry and cast other key issues in moral terms.

They voiced support and criticism on issues ranging from religious inclusion to same-sex marriage to Iran.