Living the Secular Life
Friday, we’re talking about living life without religious influence. In the last few decades, “no religion” has become the fastest growing religious identification. And yet, many people worry that a life without religion is inherently problematic. How do you deal with death, develop a moral code, or experience transcendence without religion? Phil Zuckerman studies the secular life, and he says it holds virtues that can actually enhance our morality and promote human decency, all without god. (Rebroadcast)
Phil Zuckerman is a professor of sociology and secular studies at Pitzer College in Claremont, California. He’s the author of many books, including his newest, Living the Secular Life [Amazon|Indiebound].