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The Flag and the Cross: White Christian Nationalism and the Threat to American Democracy


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Unthinkable: Trauma, Truth and the Trials of American Democracy

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White Too Long: The Legacy of White Supremacy in American Christianity


Karen Garst: 
Women Beyond Belief: Discovering Life Beyond Religion


Jemar Tisby
Color of Compromise: The Truth About the American Church's Complicity in Racism

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The Psychology of Christian Nationalism: Why People are Drawn in and How to Talk Across the Divide


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I Know What's Best for You: Stories on Reproductive Freedom


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The Demon-Haunted World
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The Founding Myth:
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The Good News Club:
The Christian Right’s Stealth Assault on America’s Children


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American Babylon: Christianity and Democracy Before and After Trump


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Queer Disbelief: Why LGBTQ Equality is an Atheist Issue


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Atheist Mind, Humanist Heart: Rewriting the 10 Commandments for the 21st Century


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  • Thursday, September 22, 6:30p: Fixing the Framers’ Failures: The 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments and America’s New Birth of Freedom – A series of five sessions led by author, speaker and attorney Robert McWhirter
    • Session two: The 13th Amendment: Bringing Forth a New Nation
    • Join us in-person at the Humanist Center of Greater Phoenix (627 W Rio Salado Pkwy in Mesa) or virtually through Zoom; register here
  •  Friday, September 23, 12p: William Horne, PhD, Arthur J. Ennis Postdoctoral Fellow and Co-Founder & Editor of The Activist History Review on Christian Nationalism as the new “Jim Crow”
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  • Sunday, September 25, 10a: Wayne Ranney – Going with the Flow: The Evolution of the Colorado River in the Southwest
  • Wednesday, September 28, 6p: Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Candidate Forum
    • Meet the candidates running for AZ Superintendent of Public Instruction. Bring your questions!
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  • Thursday, September 29, 6:30p: Fixing the Framers’ Failures: The 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments and America’s New Birth of Freedom – A series of five sessions led by author, speaker and attorney Robert McWhirter
    • Session three: The 14th Amendment: Defining A New Nation part 1
    • Join us in-person at the Humanist Center of Greater Phoenix (627 W Rio Salado Pkwy in Mesa) or virtually through Zoom; register here
  • Friday, September 30, 12p: Uncage & Reunite Families Coalition discusses (illegal) treatment of children and families at the border, including forced abandonment of religious items
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  • Wednesday, October 5, 6:00p: Secular AZ Presents: State Treasurer Candidate Forum
    • Meet the candidates running for AZ State Treasurer. Bring your questions!
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  • Thursday, October 6, 6:30p: Fixing the Framers’ Failures: The 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments and America’s New Birth of Freedom – A series of five sessions led by author, speaker and attorney Robert McWhirter
    •  Session four: The 14th Amendment: Defining A New Nation part 2
    • Join us in-person at the Humanist Center of Greater Phoenix (627 W Rio Salado Pkwy in Mesa) or virtually through Zoom; register here
  • Friday, October 7, 1p: Six Choices at the End of Life – Real Patients, Real Stories with Dr. Dwight Moore
  • Wednesday, October 12, 6p: Arizona Secretary of State Candidate Forum
  • Thursday, October 13, 6:30p: Fixing the Framers’ Failures: The 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments and America’s New Birth of Freedom – A series of five sessions led by author, speaker and attorney Robert McWhirter
    • Session five: The 15th Amendment: Dropping the Musket to Reach the Ballot and America Becoming Herself
      • Join us in-person at the Humanist Center of Greater Phoenix (627 W Rio Salado Pkwy in Mesa) or virtually through Zoom; register here
  • Friday, October 14, 12p: Dr. Steven Green, Fred H. Paulus Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Religion, Law and Democracy, on Modern day Comstock Laws
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  • Saturday, October 15, 6p: Flying Spaghetti Monster Celebration 2022
  • Monday, October 17, 6p: How to Advocate for Medical Aid in Dying in Arizona with Mary Ganapol
  • Friday. October 28, 12p: Carmen Celestini of the University of Waterloo, Religious Studies Department and fellow with the Centre on Hate, Bias and Extremism
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  • Friday, November 4, 1p: Six Choices at the End of Life – Real Patients, Real Stories with Dr. Dwight Moore
  • Friday, December 2, 1p: Six Choices at the End of Life – Real Patients, Real Stories with Dr. Dwight Moore
  • Friday. December 16, 12p: Dr. Mia Bloom, Fellow at Foreign Policy Research Institute and Professor of Communication and Middle East Studies at Georgia State University and author of Pastels and Pedophiles: Inside the Mind of Qanon on conspiracy theories in Christian socio-political movements
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