Daily Archives: January 26, 2018

Ibrahim Abdallah on Muslimish

by | January 26, 2018

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Ibrahim Abdallah is the co-founder of Muslimish. In this interview, he discusses his stance on religion, how Muslimish facilitates a safe environment for Muslims and ex-Muslims, blasphemy laws and threats to free speech. *This interview has been edited for clarity.* Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What is your current stance towards religion? How does this impact your… Read more »

In Conversation with Helen Austen – Executive Director, Kansas City Oasis

by | January 26, 2018

  I had the opportunity to talk at length with the wonderful Helen Austen, Executive Director of Kansas City Oasis, which is part of the Oasis Network. By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What was your family background – geography, culture, language and religious faith if any? Helen Austen: I grew up in the… Read more »

Exclusive Interview with Writer and Producer Leslea Mair

by | January 26, 2018

Leslea Mair is an interesting person doing incisive work on losing one’s religion, e.g. producing and writing for Losing Our Religion (2017). Here we talk about her, her ideas, and views on things. Enjoy. By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Scott Douglas Jacobsen: So to begin, I want to lay a framework of where you came from so… Read more »

Interview with Dr. Giovanni Gaetani — Growth and Development Officer, IHEU

by | January 26, 2018

Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What was family background — geography, culture, language, religion/irreligion, and education? Dr. Giovanni Gaetani: That’s a huge subject! Making a long story short, I can say what follows. Raised as a Catholic, I started questioning my faith at the age of 15. My “conversion” to atheism has been a slow, long, and gradual… Read more »