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Publishing and disseminating ideas has been a core task of the humanist movement since the emergence of the first books on modern humanism at the beginning of the twentieth century. In 1927, the first humanist organization, the Humanist Fellowship, was formed at the University of Chicago, resulting in the first humanist periodical, the New Humanist.

Humanist Manifesto I was published in its pages in 1933. Then in 1941 the Humanist Fellowship was reorganized into the American Humanist Association (AHA), and the Humanist magazine was launched to replace the earlier journal. The Humanist has been in continuous publication ever since.

Over the years other periodicals, and a humanist publishing house, have joined in the mission to share and debate humanist ideas.


TheHumanist.com

TheHumanist.com

TheHumanist.com is the daily online news site of the American Humanist Association. Founded in 2014 upon the merger of the AHA’s weekly e-zine Humanist Network News and the website of the Humanist magazine, TheHumanist.com is the online hub for news, politics, science, and culture from a humanist perspective.

TheHumanist.com serves as a general-interest website for humanists, atheists, freethinkers, secularists, religious progressives, and the nonreligious.


The Humanist

The Humanist Magazine

This is the AHA's award-winning bimonthly magazine of critical inquiry and social concern that applies humanism to the major issues of today. 

All articles from the most recent issue all the way back through 2007 are available on the Humanist's website here.


Humanist Press

Humanist Press

The AHA's book publishing arm and online bookstore, making original works of humanist scholarship widely available.


Free Mind

Free Mind

The AHA's energetic quarterly newsletter that apprises members of the organization's leading activities.

Online members can download PDFs of recent issues here.


Essays in the Philosophy of Humanism

Essays in the Philosophy of Humanism

This is the AHA's peer-reviewed semi-annual journal that explores humanism in a scholarly and analytical way.

Subscribe to EPH here.


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Throwing some separation of church and state history at you!

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Why does the media usually portray atheists as pretentious, white men? Time to c...

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AHA legal director David Niose on football and Christian politics in Georgia.

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Yesterday, the beautiful and talented Lauren Bacall passed away. Just one of th...

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When the AHA, or similar organizations, take legal action in efforts to keep the...

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In this week's Humanist Hour Podcast Dr. Robert M. Price tells us 10 Things Ever...

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Meet the newest staff member of the United Coalition of Reason, Jason Heap! Y...

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