Emily interviewed Dale McGowan, author of In Faith and In Doubt: How Religious Believers and Nonbelievers Can Create Strong Marriages and Loving Families. Scott interviewed Street Epistemology proponent Anthony Magnabosco. We also have a listener’s story from Callie Wright and we highlight four upcoming secular events.
On this episode, we discuss death from a secular perspective. We have two interviews. The first is with Margaret Downey, President of the Freethought Society. She discusses doctor assisted suicide/euthanasia, secular humanist chaplains, and abuse in assisted living communities. Then we talk with Rebecca Hensler, founder of Grief Beyond Belief. We also have four listeners’ stories and a resource of the month.
We have 2 interviews, first with Dr. Caleb Lack, Director of the Secular Therapy Project, then with Dr. Marlene Winell, Director of Journey Free – Recovery from Harmful Religion & author of Leaving the Fold. Counselor Becky Fox shares her insight on spiritual/religious abuse, and per usual we have listeners’ stories, this time about psychological harm from religion. We also cover upcoming secular/atheist/skeptic conferences and conventions.
Our longest episode yet! Two interviews: author Jefferson Hawkins, who is a former Scientologist, and then “Indy Scientology” podcast host Andy Nolch. We have two listeners who shared their experiences in the Church of Scientology. Finally we tell you about two great websites for people leaving Scientology.
We interviewed David G. McAfee, author of The Belief Book and The Book of Gods. Scott interviewed Amanda Metskas, former National executive director of Camp Quest. Four listeners explain their challenges being secular parents. Upcoming secular events described this time include Darwin Day festivities & NaNoCon!