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Books Project Helps Atheists Make the Case for Unbelief Behind Bars

posted on January 24, 2014

At Religion News Service, Kimberly Winston writes about the Freethought Books Project, a program that collects books about atheism, humanism, and science and sends them to interested prisoners. Leslie Zukor, founder of the program, estimates that since 2005, 2,300 books, magazines, and newspapers have been distributed to hundreds of prisoners across the country. She said, “Not all prisoners are religious, and I wanted them to know that to turn your life around and be a good and productive member of society does not require a belief in God. I just thought, wow, it is time to see about getting other perspectives in there.”

Read at Religion News Service