Religious Humanism

American Religious Humanism, Mason Olds


Harvard Humanist Community Project

Humanism: A Very Short Introduction, Stephen Law
Good Without God, Greg Epstein

Why Humans Are Religious

The Faith Instinct, Nicolas Wade
The 16 Strivings for God, Steven Reiss

Human Nature & Behavior

The Philosophy and Science of Human Nature, Tamar Gendler, Open Yale Courses

“The Moral Roots of Liberals and Conservatives”, Jonathan Haidt, TED
“Are We in Control of Our Decisions?” Dan Ariely, TED

Predictably Irrational, Dan Ariely
Thinking Fast and Slow, Daniel Kahneman
Moral Tribes, Joshua Greene
Mistakes Were Made (But Not By Me), Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson

Living Well & Thriving

The Happiness Hypothesis, Jonathan Haidt
Nudge: Improving Decisions about Health, Wealth, and Happiness, Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein

Religion in the Present

The World Values Survey

American Grace, Robert Putnam and David Campbell
Soul Searching: The Spiritual Lives of American Teenagers, Christian Smith

Religion in the Past

“Wild and Domesticated Religions: How the Machinery of Religion Evolved”, Daniel Dennett
In the Room with Robert Wright, “On Being”

Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon, Daniel Dennett
Religion in Human Evolution, Robert Bellah
Religion Explained, Pascal Boyer
The Evolution of God, Robert Wright

Religion in the Future

Dalai Lama

Religion for Atheists, Alain de Botton