The Humanist Hour #221: Katherine Ozment on Grace Without God

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This week, Jenn Wilson and Peggy Knudtson sat down with Katherine Ozment, former senior editor at National Geographic, to talk about her book, Grace Without God: The Search for Meaning, Purpose, and Belonging in a Secular Age.

Like many people who left their religions behind, Ozment faced questions about how to describe herself and her beliefs in positive terms when her children were old enough to discuss religion with their peers. Her son’s question, “What are we?”, set her on a journey to connect with other nonbelievers – and discovering that secular humanism best described her worldview didn’t end the exploration. She describes her journey and some of the surprising places she found answers.

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