The President of American Atheists visits Tucson on Sundayby Don Lacey on Oct. 15, 2013, under Atheism, Freethought Events, Fundamentalism, Reason, Separation of Church & State
Sunday, October 20, 2013
Our public events are held in Duval Auditorium at UMC, 1501 North Campbell Avenue. (They are FREE to all but donations are appreciated.) Parking is free in the parking garages. See map
9am – Jerry DeWitt will give a brief summary review (via Skype) of his personal journey from minister to atheist, and his more recent experiences after coming out as an atheist. He is now the leader of an Atheist Church (see current Free Inquiry). His new book, Hope After Faith will be available for half-price ($15). Q and A follows.
10am – Dave Silverman, president of American Atheists, will speak on “Why Firebrand Atheism is humanistic, ethical, and downright nice.”
An examination of the quantitative and qualitative effects of hard-line Atheism.
Noon – We have Room C reserved in the UMC cafeteria from 12-1:30 PM so join Dave Silverman and others for lunch in the cafeteria.
1:30pm – Dave will talk to Secular Humanist Jewish Circle (SHJC)
“I am an Atheist and so are you.” Why you should use the word Atheist instead of Jew.
You can get more information HERE.