From the Archives Blog

From the Archives allows us in the Humanist Library and Archives to share some of our wonderful items and our learning with you!

It also includes entries from the former A2R (Alternatives to Religion) blog, a collaborative project between Conway Hall and Bishopsgate Institute which sparked exploration of some of the ways people have tried to make sense of the world and live together ethically without the need for faith in a God or gods. The key themes linking this broad movement are Freethought, Ethics, Humanism, Rationalism and Secularism. Material for these entries came from the British Humanist Association, The National Secular Society and Conway Hall Ethical Society. Posts were written by archivists, Nicky Hilton and Carl Harrison.

Alternatives to Religion: the project begins

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Alternatives to Religion: the project begins

Alternatives to Religion is a joint project between Conway Hall and Bishopsgate Institute. It aims to make the unique records of three influential groups available to the public.

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Three Years Labour in the Archives at Conway Hall

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Carl Harrison tells all… Conway Hall Ethical Society is probably the oldest freethought community in the world. This proud heritage is embodied in its archives, which form part of the Humanist Library and Archives at Conway Hall.  These unique historical records are the authentic witness of the Society’s evolution from…

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