Atheist Awakening
  • Release Date : 20 January 2022
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Categories : Religion
  • Pages : 196 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780199986323
  • ISBN 10 : 0199986320
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Synopsis : Atheist Awakening written by Richard Cimino, published by Oxford University Press, USA which was released on 20 January 2022. Download Atheist Awakening Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. "According to Cimino and Smith, the new upsurge of atheists is a reaction to the revival of religious fervor in American politics since 1980. Feeling overlooked and underrepresented in the public sphere, atheists have employed a wide variety of strategies--some evangelical, some based on identity politics--to defend and assert themselves against their ideological opponents. These strategies include building and maintaining communities, despite the absence of the kinds of shared rituals, texts, and laws that help to sustain organized religions. Drawing on in-depth interviews with self-identified atheist, secularist, and humanist leaders and activists, as well as extensive observations and analysis of secular gatherings and media, Cimino and Smith illustrate how atheists organize and align themselves toward common goals, and how media--particularly web-based media--have proven invaluable in connecting atheists to one another and in creating a powerful virtual community. Cimino and Smith suggest that secularists rely not only on the Internet for community-building, but on their own new forms of ritual."--Publisher's Web site.

Atheist Awakening

Atheist Awakening

Author : Richard Cimino,Christopher Smith
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Category : Religion
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Category : Law
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