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Welcome to the American Freethought podcast! American Freethought was produced from 2007 to 2016 and ran 265 episodes. We're currently featuring encore releases of all episodes, one a day, through December 31, 2018. If you like what you hear, please share with your friends. For more content (blog posts and not just podcast episodes) visit AmericanFreethought.com. Thanks!

Nov 30, 2018

Encore release November 30, 2018.

Encore release August 23, 2017.

We interview Linda K. Wertheimer, author of Faith Ed: Teaching about Religion in an Age of Intolerance. Most people understand that the Constitution prohibits religious indoctrination in the public schools, and that the Supreme Court has repeatedly...


Nov 29, 2018

Encore release November 29, 2018.

Encore release August 22, 2017.

We interview Chris Matheson, author of the new satirical novel The Story of God: A Biblical Comedy about Love (and Hate). While Chris isn't exactly a household name,  you're guaranteed to know his work: he's also a screenwriter and director, most notably...


Nov 28, 2018

Encore release November 28, 2018.

Encore release August 21, 2017.

We interview Professor Julie J. Ingersoll, author of Building God's Kingdom: Inside the World of Christian Reconstruction.We talk about how the "DNA" of an obscure conservative movement can be seen in today's headlines.

Plus:

Rowan County, Kentucky's...


Nov 27, 2018

Encore release November 27, 2018.

Encore release August 20, 2017.

We interview the Reverend Barry Lynn, executive director of Americans United for Separation of Church and State, and the author of the new book God and Government: Twenty-Five Years of Fighting for Equality, Secularism, and Freedom...


Nov 26, 2018

Encore release November 26, 2018.

Encore release August 19, 2017.

An ESPN profile of National Football League's Arian Foster (a running back with the Houston Texans) highlights the fact of his atheism in a sport (and a state) that's notoriously religious. Meanwhile, evangelical poster-boy Tim Tebow (well known for...