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Welcome to American Freethought, an atheist podcast hosted by John C. Snider. If you'd like to support the podcast, you can send funds via PayPal to

Jun 28, 2020

I interview Dr. Khyati Joshi, author of White Christian Privilege: The Illusion of Religious Equality in America.

For more about Khyati and her work visit You can buy her book here.

Plus: A win for civil rights! The Supreme Court ruled in Bostock v Clayton County, GA that employers may not discriminate...

Jun 14, 2020

I interview Robb Ryerse, a self-described Republican and "never-Trump" evangelical pastor who decided to primary his own congressman in the 2018 election. Robb wrote about his experience in the new book Running for Our Lives: Faith, Politics, and the Common Good. He's also the pastor of Vintage Fellowship...

May 31, 2020

I interview Christopher Cameron, author of Black Freethinkers: A History of African American Secularism. For more about Chris visit his UNCC faculty page. To buy his book click here.


Trump issues a bogus declaration defining places of worship as "essential." This is an unenforceable attempt to paint governors as...

May 17, 2020

I interview Nathan G. Alexander, author of Race in a Godless World, which explores the various and changing views of American and British freethinkers toward race and other cultures during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. For more about Nathan visit To buy his book visit NYU Press.


May 3, 2020

I interview Sikivu Hutchinson, author of Humanists in the Hood: Unapologetically Black, Feminist, and Heretical. For more about Sikivu and her work visit

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