Herb Silverman


Herb Silverman is founder and President Emeritus 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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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.

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7 Tips for Atheists at Thanksgiving Dinner

Should atheists come out to their religious family at the Thanksgiving dinner?

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The Problem with Religious Privilege for Prisoners

If we make exemptions for religious belief, we should also do so for conscientious belief.

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Happy Halloween to All Who Aren’t Afraid of Harmless Fun

The War on Christmas rages on. The War on Thanksgiving has begun. But what about Halloween?

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Who Is a Jew? What Is a Christian?

Both Jews and Christians argue about who they accept into their respective camps.