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A debate between Wallace Marshall (Reasonable Faith) and Ed Buckner (American Atheists) that SHL sponsored at the College of Charleston on August 17, 2017. The debate was moderated by SHL Founding President Herb Silverman.
Tales from the Bible Belt / Birmingham Temple / March 2018 Herb Silverman recounts his journey from Orthodox Judaism to apathetic atheism to accidental atheistic activism to candidacy for governor of South Carolina!
This event took place on Friday, Mar. 23, 2018 where the Society of Humanist Judaism was founded: at the Birmingham Temple, in Farmington Hills, Michigan.
Lucien Greaves speaks to SHL Lucien Greaves, co-founder of the The Satanic Temple, speaks to SHL at our February 16, 2014 meeting. Greaves is an atheist and, like SHL members, does not believe in the supernatural. Still, he discusses in this talk why he believes it is important that we understand the false information that has been spread about supposed "Satanists", and why he believes his organization can be politically useful. (Thanks to Dane Sorensen for recording and posting this video.)
CampQuest SC Camp Quest is a residential summer camp based on humanist values. Amid traditional summer camp activities like swimming, boating, sports, and campfires, campers put their science and critical thinking skills to the test to examine the natural world, collaborate on team challenges, and explore their developing worldviews from a secular perspective. Ethan M. Sigmon and Sam West made this wonderful and very professional video of Camp Quest SC in 2013. (from Ethan Sigmonon Vimeo.)
UUC Sermon Herb gave this sermon at the Unitarian Universality Church of Charleston on February 6, 2005.
The God Debate Dr. Herb Silverman Debates the existence of God with Jack Hoey Leader on September 24, 2003 at C of C.
Candidate Without a Prayer On July 28th 2002
at The Center for Inquiry in Los Angeles, Herb recalls the fascinating story of his candidacy for the governorship of the state of South Carolina.
Can We Be Good Without God? Dr. Herb Silverman and Pastor Conrad Buster Brown debate whether man can be good without God. The debate was held April 1st, 1998 at the College of Charleston and was moderated by Judge Alex Sanders.
Debate on Prayer in School John Graham Altman argues that prayer belongs in public schools and Herb Silverman argues that this would violate the First Amendment in a debate held on December 1st 1992
at the College of Charleston.
Gubernatorial Debate On November 11, 1990, SCETV broadcast this debate between Herb Silverman and other candidates running for governor of South Carolina.