Anti-Atheist Bias in the United States: Testing Two Critical Assumptions

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Lawton K Swan; Martin Heesacker;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Ubiquity Press
  • Journal: Secularism and Nonreligion (issn: 2053-6712, eissn: 2053-6712)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5334/snr.ac
  • Subject: Religions. Mythology. Rationalism | BL1-2790 | Psychology | atheists, anti-atheist, bias, prejudice

Decades of opinion polling and empirical investigations have clearly demonstrated a pervasive anti-atheist prejudice in the United States. However, much of this scholarship relies on two critical and largely unaddressed assumptions: (a) that when people report negative ... View more
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