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Going Soul-o: one young atheist’s week at Christian camp (Day Four)

Day Three As the festival's third day starts, I'm better rested than the previous morning - the boys camped next door seem to have quietened...

Going Soul-o: one young atheist’s week at Christian camp (Day Three)

Day Two My first night's sleep at camp is less than adequate. After witnessing conversion en masse at the evening's meeting and falling back to...

Going Soul-o: one young atheist’s week at Christian camp (Day Two)

Day One Right now I'm lying in my tent. It's shortly after nine; I've just returned from the very first 'main meeting' of Soul Survivor,...

Going Soul-o: one young atheist’s week at Christian camp (Day One)

This time tomorrow, I will be wearing a wristband: not a brightly coloured rubber one with a slogan on it, like the kind which...

Why I’m going to Christian camp

Alex Gabriel offers an insight into his thoughts in advance of the 2012 Soul Survivor festival. Update (26/07/2012): Alex's daily posts from the festival can...

BHA Conference 2011 review

Even without a Grayling grilling, the first BHA Conference in a decade is a success.

Written by Richard Godbehere. Published for The Skeptic online on 13th July 2011.

On the weekend of Friday 17th June, the great and the good of the British Humanist Association gathered in Manchester for the first annual conference in a decade. Boasting talks from some of the most prominent humanist thinkers, the weekend promised to be a carnival of rational thinking and Godless morality focusing on the search for the meaning of life, with talks from such luminaries as likes of A.C.Grayling, Peter Atkins, Chris French, Philip Pullman, Natalie Haynes and Stephen Law. It was a weekend I couldn’t possibly miss but, being an impoverished student at Goldsmiths College, not one I could afford. Thankfully, through a little eyelash fluttering and help from one of the speakers, namely Professor Chris French, I managed to blag my way in as volunteer. Here are my thoughts of the weekend.

Anti-Creationism petition

Please consider supporting a new campaign initiated by Laura Horner. The petition for the campaign is worded as follows: "Creationism is known, and officially...

Militant Secularism? (Volume 22.4-23.1)

These materials accompany the short article of the same title, published in the Hits and Misses column, in Volumes 22.4-23.1 of The Skeptic. ...

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