Atheism in Five Minutes - Teemu Taira

Atheism in Five Minutes - Teemu Taira

57. Do Atheists Have Rituals?

Atheism in Five Minutes - Teemu Taira

Richard Cimino [+-]
Religion Watch
Richard Cimino is a visiting professor in sociology at the State University of New York at Old Westbury. He is also editor of Religion Watch, a monthly publication reporting on new research and trends in contemporary religion. He is the co-author (with Christopher Smith) of Atheist Awakening: Secular Activism and Community in America.
Christopher Smith [+-]
Independent Scholar
Christopher Smith is an independent scholar, co-author of Atheist Awakening, and other articles on atheism.


Historically tied to religion, rituals have been a contentious topic in the atheist movement. This contribution briefly explores this both internally within the movement itself as well as more generally. We find a new interest in rituals among atheists and secular humanists.

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Cimino, Richard; Smith, Christopher. 57. Do Atheists Have Rituals?. Atheism in Five Minutes. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 224-226 Oct 2022. ISBN 9781800502376. Date accessed: 21 Sep 2023 doi: 10.1558/equinox.43343. Oct 2022

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