Herb Silverman


Herb Silverman is founder and President of the Secular Coalition for America, author of “Candidate Without a Prayer: An Autobiography of a Jewish Atheist in the Bible Belt,” and Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at the College of Charleston.

Stories by Herb Silverman
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How Can a Made-Up Bible Still Be God’s Word?

An atheist and a Bible scholar agree on much about the Bible, but still arrive at opposite conclusions.

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Atheist or Agnostic — and Does it Matter?

The divisions within the nontheistic community are almost entirely rhetorical.

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5 Money Mistakes That Are Also God Mistakes

The problems people have with money are similar to the problems people have with God.

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7 Ways to Talk to Your Family Atheist

These suggestions can help improve family relations, especially at holiday gatherings.

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7 Things Not to Say to the Atheist in Your Family

These tips should help make family visits more pleasant for everyone.

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Five Reasons I Might Join the Ku Klux Klan

A Ku Klux Klan chapter is now accepting Jews, so I’m considering my options.