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March 03, 2012

Phil Zuckerman in Grand Junction CO: "Faith No More: Why People Reject Religion"

Dr. Phil Zuckerman is coming to Grand Junction and will speak in the Sanctuary of of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Grand Valley at 1022 Grand Avenue, Grand Junction, on Saturday, March 24th, 2012 at 1:00 p.m.
Refreshments will be served and there will be a book signing afterwards.

Dr. Zuckerman, a professor of Sociology at Pitzer College in Claremont, California, will talk about the recent increase of secularity in America, some of the reasons for this increase, and will explain why individuals are leaving religion in greater numbers than ever before.

Dr. Zuckerman teaches the Sociology of Religion, Sociology Through Film, Scandinavian Cultures and Societies and other topics. He has authored two other books and numerous articles on religion and society, and has a special interest in Scandinavian culture, known for its secular leanings.

The talk is FREE, open to the public, and is jointly sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Congregation and Western Colorado Atheists and Freethinkers. Everyone is welcome, as this topic is certain to be of interest to religious and secular audiences alike. While admission is free, tax deductible donations to WCAF are encouraged. For more information contact Anne Landman, WCAF Board member.