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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, starting on January 1, 2017. If you like what you hear, please share with your friends. For more content (blog posts and not just podcast episodes) visit Thanks!

Jun 28, 2012

We interview journalist Katherine Stewart, author of The Good News Club: The Christian Right's Stealth Assault on America's Children (hardcover or Kindle). For more about Katherine and her book visit


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Jun 17, 2012

Well, here's a surprise. Snake-handling preacher Mark Wolford died after being bitten by a snake he was handling. Just like his daddy before him.

Qu'ran-burning preacher Terry Jones is in the news again--this time for hanging President Obama in effigy on his church's property.

Prosperity gospel con-man Creflo Dollar...

Jun 9, 2012

We interview Dr. Ryan T. Cragun, lead author of the study "How Secular Humanists (and Everyone Else) Subsidizes Religion in the United States," published in the June/July 2012 issue of Free Inquiry. Cragun is also the co-author of the upcoming book Could I Vote for a Mormon for President? An Election Year Guide to Mitt...