Mapping Religion’s Other: A Review of the Study of Nonreligion and Secularity

Citation:Smith, Jesse M. and Ryan T. Cragun. 2019. “Mapping Religion’s Other: A Review of the Study of Nonreligion and Secularity.” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 58(2):319–35. This article can be downloaded here.

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Inside The Minds and Movement of America’s Nonbelievers: Organizational Functions, (Non)Participation, and Attitudes Toward Religion

 Citation: Langston, Joseph A., Joseph H. Hammer, Ryan T. Cragun, and Mary Ellen Sikes. 2017. “Inside The Minds and Movement of America’s Nonbelievers: Organizational Functions, (Non)Participation, and Attitudes Toward Religion.” Pp. 191–219 in Organized Secularism in the United States, Religion and Its Others: Studies in Religion, Nonreligion, and Secularity, edited by R. T. Cragun, […]

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“Splitters!”: Lessons from Monty Python for Secular Organizations in the US

 Citation: Fazzino, Lori and Ryan T. Cragun. 2017. “‘Splitters!’: Lessons from Monty Python for Secular Organizations in the US.” Pp. 57–85 in Organized Secularism in the United States: New Directions in Research, Religion and Its Others: Studies in Religion, Nonreligion, and Secularity, edited by R. T. Cragun, C. J. Manning, and L. Fazzino. Berlin: […]

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Agnostic, Atheistic, and Nonreligious Orientations

Citation: Hwang, Karen and Ryan T. Cragun. 2017. “Agnostic, Atheistic, and Non-Religion Orientations.” Pp. 309–33 in Better Health Through Spiritual Practices:  A Guide to Religious Behaviors and Practices that Benefit Mind and Body, edited by D. VonDras. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO. You can download this book chapter here.

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Organized Secularism in the United States: New Directions in Research

Description: There has been a dramatic increase in the percentage of the US population that is not religious. However, there is, to date, very little research on the social movement that is organizing to serve the needs of and advocate for the nonreligious in the US. This is a book about the rise and structure […]

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