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From Hitchens To Dawkins: Where Are The Women Of New Atheism?

posted on July 25, 2013

Salon‘s Katie Engelhart reports on the marginalization of women in atheism throughout its history. She argues atheism, which faces the label of an old boys’ club, can learn from the mistakes made by the Church with its long legacy of oppressing women. “‘New Atheism’ is old news,” she writes. “Enter ‘New, New Atheism’: the next generation, with its more spiritual brand of non-belief, and its ambition to build an atheist church. It is an important moment for the faithless. Will it include women?”

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