This book explores the implication of diversity for humanism. Through the insights of academics and activists, it highlights both the successes and failures related to diversity marking humanism in the US and internationally. It offers a timely depiction of how humanism in general as well as how particular humanist communities have wrestled with the nature of our changing world, and the issues that surface in relationship to markers of difference.
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|Publisher:||Springer International Publishing|
|Edition description:||Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2018|
|Product dimensions:||5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x 0.02(d)|
About the Author
Anthony B. Pinn is the Agnes Cullen Arnold Professor of Humanities and Professor of Religion at Rice University, USA. He is also the Director of Research for the Institute for Humanist Studies in Washington, D.C.
Table of ContentsAcknowledgements
The Look of Difference
Monica Miller, “God ‘Aint Good, but Humans ‘Aint Better: Humanism at the Intersections of Social Difference”
Sikivu Hutchinson, “Respectability Among Heathens: Black Feminist Atheist Humanists”
Yazmin A. G. Trejo, “Understanding Secular Latinas: Demographic, Social, and Political Aspects”
Nicole C. Kirk, “A Humanist Congregation in Post-War Black Chicago: Lewis McGee and the Free Religious Association, 1947-1953”
The Significance of Difference
Sincere Kirabo, “Humanism, Individualism, and Sensible Identity Politics”
Ana Honnacker, “Man as the Measure of All Things: Pragmatic Humanism and Its Pitfalls”
Jennifer Bardi, “Contextualizing a Radical Humanism: Issues of Race in the Humanist Fifty Years Ago and Today”
The Practice of Difference
Juhem Navarro-Rivera, “Beyond Church & State: Liberalism, Race, and the Future of Secular Political Engagement”
Vincent Lloyd, “How Religious Is #BlackLivesMatter?
Greta Christina, “Humanist Sexual Ethics”
Vic Wang, “How Humanists of Houston Addresses Issues of Race, Gender, and Class”