Graduate Spotlight: Rev. Suzanne Paul
Mar22

Graduate Spotlight: Rev. Suzanne Paul

“Wasn’t I the Lucky One?” Memories of a Humanist Institute Graduate About the Author: Rev. Suzanne Paul is a graduate of Class I of The Humanist Institute. She is a past president of the American Humanist Association and current executive director of the Center for Secular Humanism in Farmington Hills, Michigan. It’s been thirty-three years since I first stepped into the New York Society for Ethical Culture building on Central Park...

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Register for The Humanist Life Stance Now
Mar18

Register for The Humanist Life Stance Now

Be Challenged. Be Inspired. Be Encouraged. Begin your own educational path. Course 101: The Humanist Life Stance with Faculty David Breeden April 29 – May 1, 2017 American Humanist Association DC Office 1821 Jefferson Place, NW, Washington, DC 20036 This pre-requisite course introduces students to in-depth critical thinking, analytic discussion and other methods of instruction that make THI a distinct program in Humanist...

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On-Site Training for Celebrants: South Carolina
Mar12

On-Site Training for Celebrants: South Carolina

The Humanist Institute is offering on-site training for individuals who are currently Humanist Celebrants or desiring to become Humanist Celebrants. June 11, 2017 Embassy Suites Charleston Airport Hotel & Convention Center 5055 International Blvd North Charleston, SC 29418 Learn how to prepare unique & inspiring humanist wedding ceremonies Find out how to care for individuals nearing the end of life & support their...

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The Future of Humanism
Mar09

The Future of Humanism

The Humanist Institute launched the premiere of our Open Lecture Series on Saturday, October 15, 2016 in Minneapolis, MN. The event, titled “The Future of Humanism: New Voices for the 21st Century,” was a conference celebrating Humanist pioneer John Dietrich and the next hundred years of Humanism. This course includes the conference presented in four parts: Introduction by David Breeden, First Unitarian Society Panel...

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Graduate Spotlight: Jim Barnett
Feb23

Graduate Spotlight: Jim Barnett

Benefits of the Humanist Institute About the Author: Jim Barnett is on the board of The Humanist Institute and graduated with Class 18. He is co-founder and co-president of the Bay Area Humanists and is one of the organizers of the Humanists and Non-Theists group in the San Francisco UU congregation. Upon retirement, I was eager to put my time to use in a way that helped people. My education was in biology and I have a particular...

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Graduate Spotlight: Stuart Bechman
Jan31

Graduate Spotlight: Stuart Bechman

Understanding Humanist Heritage About the Author: Stuart Bechman is a past president of Atheist Alliance International and has served on the boards of the Secular Coalition for America and Americans United for the Separation of Church and State. He is a graduate of the 17th class of The Humanist Institute. I became an atheist on my own, somewhat of an antitheist rejecting my religious background, and I wanted to find more positive...

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