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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 AmericanFreethought.com. Thanks!

Jul 5, 2017

Encore release July 5, 2017.

Seriously, IS the Pope Catholic? We look at several eyebrow-raising comments about atheists, homosexuals and women made by still-new-at-the job Pope Francis. Does he really intend to steer the church in a fresh direction, or is he just employing soothing rhetoric? After all, he's only...


Jul 4, 2017

Encore release July 4, 2017.

We interview George Hrab, musician, songwriter, humorist, podcaster and outspoken skeptic/atheist. He's the mastermind and host of the Geologic Podcast, and he has just released a new live concert DVD called "21812: A Gneiss Night...


Jul 3, 2017

Encore release July 3, 2017.

It's our annual live presentation on the SkepTrack at Dragon Con! Among the topics discussed: A Boy Named Messiah, Holey Scripture on Demons and Demon Possession, God Is My Attorney, and Obama's Scorecard on Secular Issues.

Thanks again to Derek Colanduno for organizing the track, and...


Jul 2, 2017

Encore release July 2, 2017.

We interview Ryan Cragun, sociologist and author of What You Don't Know about Religion (but Should) (available in hardcover and for Kindle). Ryan is also the co-author of Could I Vote for a Mormon for President? as well as the landmark study "How Secular Humanists (and Everyone Else)...


Jul 1, 2017

Encore release July 1, 2017.

We interview scholar Reza Aslan, author of Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth (available in hardcover and for Kindle). In this new book, he seeks to separate the mythological Jesus from the actual, historical figure. For more about Reza Aslan, visit RezaAslan.com.

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