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Chaplains and Atheists Meet at Harvard Divinity School

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Chaplains and Atheists Meet at Harvard Divinity School

via Harvard Humanist Chaplaincy National military humanist leader Jason Torpy, national chaplain leader Dave Plummer, and national humanist leader Greg Epstein meet at Harvard Divinity school on October 3rd to discuss humanist chaplains and chaplain support of humanists. On Sunday, October … Continue reading

Military Atheists Reform Chaplain Website

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Military Atheists Reform Chaplain Website

The Military Association of Atheists & Freethinkers has posted a Chaplain Services Center at spiritfit.militaryatheists.org as a response to an ill-conceived and badly-executed  “Virtual Spiritual Fitness Center” published by the Army’s Installation Management Command.  This reformed mirror site is posted after … Continue reading

Arlington Cemetery Confirms Secular Policy

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Arlington Cemetery Confirms Secular Policy

At the end of July, foxhole atheist and WWII Pilot John Hormuth was interred in a humanist ceremony along with his wife at Arlington National Cemetery.  Unfortunately, an Arlington Lady provided verbal blessings and a written religious card officially on … Continue reading

Military atheists seek rights – Stars and Stripes

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Military atheists seek rights – Stars and Stripes

Stars & Stripes has featured MAAF and its members in a front page article – Military atheists seeking the rights and benefits offered to religious groups .  MAAF has provided follow-up and commentary here. The article talks about the struggles and success … Continue reading

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International humanist congress advocates for humanist chaplains

Delegates to the International Humanist & Ethical Union World Congress recently adopted a resolution in support of humanist chaplains for military service.  The World Congress was held in mid-August in Oslo, Norway and featured local and state Humanist organizations from … Continue reading