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Greg M. Epstein

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In Memory Of Tom Ferrick: America's First Atheist Chaplain Died

(4) Comments | Posted January 22, 2014 | 1:43 PM

My old boss and mentor, the world's first ever avowed atheist to become a university chaplain, died recently. Tom Ferrick, the Humanist Chaplain at Harvard University from 1974 until I took over for him in 2005, had been an orphan in Cambridge, MA during the great depression. He was raised...

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Healing Must Be For Everyone, Including the Nonreligious Affected By Boston Marathon Bombings

(42) Comments | Posted April 26, 2013 | 2:20 PM

The essay below provides context for a petition currently being circulated by the Groundswell Movement. Please consider visiting Groundswell's site to sign it.


When the Boston Marathon bombings took place, many of us in the local Humanist/secular/nontheistic community realized almost immediately that our community would be affected...

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