Offered Winter Special 2013
Non-Believer Nation: The Rise of Secular America is the name of the course text, written by David Niose, President of American Humanist Association, available from Amazon.com new or used. Why are increasing numbers of Americans identifying themselves with no religion? Some call themselves “freethinkers,” “agnostics,” “atheists,” “humanists,” “unitarians,” or “universalists.” For the first of three sessions, participants are asked to read the first third of the book. 3 sessions Thursday, Feb. 14 – Feb. 28 10:00-11:30 a.m. OPEN Unity Church-Unitarian, 732 Holly Ave, St. Paul. Bill Weir, retired Unitarian Universalist minister, OLLI member & leader of several previous courses. Bob Tapp, retired University of Minnesota professor, leader of several previous OLLI courses.
Articles, blogs, books, podcasts, and videos to enhance the course in days ahead are included in lists below. During the course, many of us will have additions to suggest. Please make suggestions in the “Leave a Reply” sections (include URLs if possible); they will be reviewed and added to the pages. These lists will continue to be available after the end of the course.