Daily Archives: July 1, 2021

Ask Professor Burge 17: Interethnic Marriage, Racism, Exit Polls, and QAnon

by | July 1, 2021

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Professor Ryan Burge‘s website states: “I am an Assistant Professor of Political Science as well as the Graduate Coordinator at Eastern Illinois University. I teach in a variety of areas, including American institutions, political behavior, and research methods. My research focuses largely on the intersection between religiosity and political behavior (especially in… Read more »

Ask Mandisa 62: Secular Communities and Current Issues

by | July 1, 2021

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Mandisa Thomas, a native of New York City, is the founder and President of Black Nonbelievers, Inc. Although never formally indoctrinated into belief, Mandisa was heavily exposed to Christianity, Black Nationalism, and Islam. As a child she loved reading, and enjoyed various tales of Gods from different cultures, including Greek and Ghanaian. “Through… Read more »

Ask Jon 26: Statolatry, Religiosity, Democracy, and Secularism

by | July 1, 2021

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Jonathan Engel, J.D. is the President of the Secular Humanist Society of New York. Here we talk about the Supreme Court and religious threats to public health and democratic norms. *Interview conducted December 30, 2020* Scott Douglas Jacobsen: So, today, we are back with our good friend Jon. We’ll be talking about some interesting,… Read more »