Facts: The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF), which, according to its website, works "to promote nontheism
and defend the constitutional separation between religion and government" paid three of its employees a portion of their salaries as a housing allowance.
An attorney at the Freedom from Religion Foundation, an organization that promotes nontheism
and champions the separation of church and state, Seidel often takes on cases that violate that principle.
The Freedom From Religion Foundation, a Madison, Wisconsin-based nonprofit organization that describes itself as dedicated to promoting "the constitutional principle of separation of state and church, and to educate the public on matters relating to nontheism
The Kocols craved connections with "real people." Wherever they went, they were politely but firmly forthright in expressing their nontheism
and atheism involve slightly different issues.
Postmodern pluralist theology of religions wanted to overcome this dilemma by crossing the Rubicon and moving on from ecclesiocentrism, that is, exclusivist Christocentrism, toward a theocentric-inclusivist position, and finally to reach a position beyond theism versus nontheism
. (9) It ended, however, in a sort of meta-inclusivism.
Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit national organization that promotes the constitutional principle of separation of state and church, and educates the public on matters relating to nontheism
. FFRF publishes Freethought Today which is the only freethoutht newspaper in the United States, broadcasts Freethought Radio, and promotes freedom from religion with educational books, literature, music, and freethought billboards.
Along with the term and reality of "secularism," there have also burgeoned the realities of agnosticism, nontheism
, and atheism.
As he writes in a letter to Gary Snyder in 1976, four years after formalizing his training with Trungpa: "Trungpa's teaching of nontheism
seems to have penetrated my skull finally.
Boulton argues for the centrality of the Digger Gerard Winstanley to early Quaker thought, and bemoans what he sees as a retreat from Quaker radicalism after 1660, a radicalism that broke "back into the discourse of Friends with the re-emergence of Quaker nontheism
in the 1990s" (190).
(299) According to them, officials may endorse monotheism over minority conceptions, including polytheism (e.g., Hinduism), nontheism
(e.g., some versions of Buddhism), and atheism.
on the side of one particular sort of believers--those who are willing to say they believe in the existence of God." It further maintained that the Establishment Clause forbids government to "aid those religions based on a belief in the existence of God as against those religions founded on different beliefs." The Court footnoted this statement with a seemingly strong confirmation of its belief that religion embraces, nontheism
. The Court wrote that "among religions in this country which, do not teach what would generally be considered a belief in the existence of God are Buddhism, Taoism, Ethical Culture, Secular Humanism, and others." It is important to note that the Court did not include atheism in its list of worldviews qualifying as religion.