Per Smith a PhD candidate in religion and society at Boston University, an assistant editor for Secularism and Nonreligion and co-chair of the Secularism and Secularity Group of the American Academy of Religion. He is writing a dissertation on an emerging tradition of non-religious life-cycle ritual in the United States.
Posts by Per Smith:
Writing in the Christian Century, Philip Jenkins suggests that there are signs of an early stage European style “secularization” at work in parts of Latin America.Read the rest of Is Latin America losing its religion?.
The University of Göttingen has announced the launch of a research network (CETREN) focused on ‘The Politics of the New.”Read the rest of Postdoctoral Fellowships in Secularism and New Religiosities.
Our proposal for the creation of a new program unit on “Secularisms and Secularities” within the American Academy of Religion (AAR) seeks to promote and enable more sustained interdisciplinary engagement among scholars of secularism and secularity and those researchers whose work has focused on variously conceived forms of “non-religion.”Read the rest of Secularism and secularity.