Monthly Archives: July 2013

Podcast #182 – Reza Aslan (Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth)

We interview scholar Reza Aslan, author of Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth (available in hardcover and for Kindle). In this new book, he seeks to separate the mythological Jesus from the actual, historical figure. For more about Reza Aslan, visit … Continue reading

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Podcast #181 – Leo Igwe on Witchcraft Accusations in Africa

We interview humanist and activist Leo Igwe on his research into witchcraft accusations in rural Ghana. Belief in witchcraft is widespread in Africa, and it’s common for people to make false accusations in order to get rid of handicapped children, … Continue reading

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Podcast #180 – DOMA Overturned

The Supreme Court ends its session with historic decisions affecting marriage equality, including overturning the federal government’s so-called Defense of Marriage Act, and letting stand a challenge to California’s Proposition 8, which would have made same-sex marriage illegal in that … Continue reading

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