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Useful books on Humanism:

The following books describe various aspects of Humanism.

bulletHelen Bennett: "Humanism, What's that? A book for curious kids," Prometheus Books, Read reviews or order this book safely from Amazon.com online book store

bullet Tom Drake-Brockman, "The Compassionate Theology of a Jew Called Jesus," Self published; (2012). Available in Kindle format from Amazon's online book store

bulletAntony Flew, "Atheistic Humanism (The Prometheus Lectures)," Prometheus Books; (1993). Read reviews or order this book safely from Amazon.com online book store

bulletA.C. Grayling, "Meditations for the Humanist: Ethics for a secular age," Oxford University Press; (2002). Read reviews or order this book

bulletAnthony Freeman, "God in us: A case for Christian Humanism," Imprint Academic; (2nd edition; 2001). Read reviews or order this book

bulletJim Herrick, "Humanism: an introduction." Read reviews or order this book

bulletRoger E. Greeley, "The Best of Humanism," Prometheus Books, (1988). Read reviews or order this book

bulletPaul W. Kurtz:
bullet"The Forbidden Fruit: The ethics of Humanism," Prometheus Books, (1988). Read reviews or order this book
bullet"The Humanist Alternative: Some Definitions of Humanism," Prometheus Books, (1979). Read reviews or order this book
bullet"Humanist Manifesto 2000: A call for a new planetary Humanism," Read reviews or order this book

bulletCorliss Lamont, "The Philosophy of Humanism." Humanist Press; (1997). Read reviews or order this book It is also available as a free PDF download at: http://www.corliss-lamont.org/ You may need software to read this file. It can be obtained free from:

bulletDale McGowan, "Parenting Beyond Belief: On Raising Ethical, Caring Kids Without Religion," American Management Association (2007) Read reviews or order this book

bulletDavid Allen Williams, "A Celebration of Humanism and Freethought" Prometheus Books; (1995). Read reviews or order this book

bulletLewis Vaughn & Austin Dacey, "The case for Humanism: Introduction." Read reviews or order this book

bulletSherwin T. Wine, "Celebration : A Ceremonial and Philosophic Guide for Humanists and Humanistic Jews," Prometheus Books; (1988). Read reviews or order this book

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A search of the Amazon data base for "Humanism":

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A guide for Humanist parents:

Dale McGowan, Ed., "Parenting Beyond Belief: On Raising Ethical, Caring Kids Without Religion," American Management Association (2007). Read reviews or order this book

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Humanist resources on the Internet:

Many Humanists contribute to the Atheist, freethinker and secular WWW sites. Some uniquely Humanist resources are listed below:

Humanist Organizations:

bulletThe American Humanist Association has a home page at: http://www.americanhumanist.org/ It includes FAQ, a list of Presidents of the AHA, essays, songs, and a selection of procedures for special life occasions, such as child dedication, weddings, and funerals.

bulletHumanist Association of Canada has a home page at: http://www.humanists.ca  It includes a description of Humanism, news, board structure, services, history, etc.

bulletThe Council for Secular Humanism is another large group dedicated to humanism. See: http://www.secularhumanism.org/

bulletThe Council issued "A Secular Humanist Delaration" in 1980. See: http://www.secularhumanism.org/

bulletThe British Humanist Association has a home page at: http://www.humanism.org.uk/

bulletHumanists "presents Humanism for agnostics, atheists and enquirers. There is information about the Humanist ethical tradition, news, answers to questions, and jokes. See: http://www.humanists.freeserve.co.uk

bulletThe Gay and Lesbian Humanist Association is a British grop that "...promotes a rational humanist approach to homosexuality and to lesbian, gay and bisexual rights as human rights." See: http://www.galha.org/

bulletThe "International Humanist and Ethical Union" (IHEU) has a home page at: http://www.secularhumanism.org/

bulletThe Institute for Humanist Studies is at: http://www.humaniststudies.org/ They have information, news, a podcast, a grant program, etc.

bulletHumanists.net provides free web hosting to dozens of Humanist and related site. See: http://www.humanists.net/

bulletThe Continuum of Humanist Education (COHE) provides interactive courses in humanist thought on the web. Prices range from free to US $25.00 See: http://humanisteducation.com/

bullet The "Movimiento Humanista Evolucionario Cubano: (Cuban Evolutionary Humanist Movement) has prepared a short essay titled "HUMANISM: Why, What, and What For, In 882 Words" It gives a very concise overview of Humanism. See: http://mhecnet.org/HUMNISM.HTM

Humanist Periodicals:

bulletThe Humanist Magazine is published by the American Humanist Association. See: http://www.thehumanist.org/

bulletFree Inquiry: a publication of the Council for Secular Humanism, at: http://www.secularhumanism.org/

bulletHumanist Perspectives (formerly Humanist in Canada): a publication of the Humanist Association of Canada. See: http://www.humanists.net/hic/

bulletThe New Humanist is a British publication publication. See: http://www.newhumanist.org.uk/

Periodicals of particular interest to Humanists:

bulletSkeptical Inquirer Magazine: a publication of the Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal (CSICOP). See: http://www.csicop.org/si/

bulletSkeptic Magazine: a publication of The Skeptic Society. See: http://www.skeptic.com/

Individuals' websites:

bullet"The Internet universal religion: Cosmosofy," at: http://www.cosmosofy.org/

bullet "The Humanist Lens," examines humanism, religion and the roots of Western culture. See: http://www.humanismandculture.com/

bullet Ethical Humanism is an alternative to religious faith and offers humanist spirituality without religious dogma. See: http://www.humanistministry.com/ 

bulletFrederick Edwords, "What is Humanism?," at: http://www.jcn.com/

bulletWhat is the Humanist movement?, at: http://www.humanism.org/

bulletSecularity describes themselves as "a fun social community of ethical godless people." They have an Atheist dating service, interest groups, forums, and free personal websites. See: http://www.secularity.com/

See also our list of Agnostic, Atheist, Humanist and other websites.

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Related essays on this website:

bulletHumanistic Judaism

bulletUnitarian Universalism A large percentage of Unitarian Universalists (UUs) are Humanists.

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