Episode 19 - How Do Secular People See Themselves and Their World? Part 1
March 08, 2010
Part One of a panel discussion. Four leading demographers of religion examine America’s fastest-growing lifestance group: those who live without religion. Luke Galen, Gregory Paul, Barry Kosmin, and Phil Zuckerman participated in a panel discussion titled “How Do Secular People See Themselves and Their World?” The event took place at the Center for Inquiry / Transnational, our organization’s headquarters in Amherst, New York, on July 18, 2009.
Luke Galen is associate professor of psychology at Grand Valley State University and director of the Non-Religious Identification Survey. Gregory Paul is an independent scholar studying religion, secularism, and morality. Barry Kosmin is a sociologist at Trinity College and principal investigator of the ongoing American Religious Identification Survey. Phil Zuckerman is a sociologist at Pitzer College and author of the book Society Without God.