About Bart

Bart Campolo is a secular community builder, counselor and writer who currently serves as the Humanist Chaplain at the University of Cincinnati. Listen to his podcast HERE!

436: A Christian with ‘Zero Theology’, with John Tucker

John Tucker used to be a literalist Christian, but says he has now rejected the 'belief paradigm' to move beyond either accepting or rejecting the claims of religion. In this conversation with Bart Campolo, John lays out how he sees truth now, and says that he thinks religious claims should be expressed only as catch-22s. [...]

By | 2019-11-13T22:04:13+00:00 November 13th, 2019|Podcast|

435: Thought-provoking science fiction

It's a Q&A episode! And this week, the question is: "Hey Bart, you humanists seem to really love science, so I’m wondering... do you love science fiction too? If so, what do you love and why?" - Marianne Bart Campolo talks with producer John Wright about sci-fi and the thoughts it can provoke. In the [...]

By | 2019-11-05T19:56:03+00:00 November 5th, 2019|Podcast|

434: Unveiled, with Yasmine Mohammed

Yasmine Mohammed wore the hijab from the age of 9, but never felt comfortable as a Muslim. Now, having been out of the faith for many years, she's able to reflect on her remarkable life, on the Islamic world and on religious indoctrination in general. In this conversation with Bart Campolo, Yasmine talks about the [...]

By | 2019-10-25T22:11:22+00:00 October 25th, 2019|Podcast|

433: Should it worry me that the government is demonizing secular people?

The question being asked this week: "Hey Bart, I listened to a speech by Attorney General William Barr at Notre Dame University, in which he denounced ‘militant secularists’ and said they were trying to destroy the ‘traditional moral order’. Does this worry you as much as it does me?" Bart Campolo sits down with John [...]

By | 2019-10-17T07:25:05+00:00 October 17th, 2019|Podcast|

432: The meaning of cartoons, with Josh Strider

Josh "Phantom" Strider is an Australian YouTuber known for his commentary on cartoons. He's also an avid listener of the Humanize Me podcast and one of our supporters on Patreon! In this conversation with Bart Campolo, Josh talks about the secularism of Disney, the messages of VeggieTales, the importance of cartoons for those like him [...]

By | 2019-10-09T17:52:54+00:00 October 8th, 2019|Podcast|

431: SALMAGUNDI!

A solo podcast by Bart Campolo with poetry, songs and nepotism. — Follow this podcast to stay up-to-date: Twitter: @HumanizeMePod Instagram: @HumanizeMePodcast Facebook Group: Facebook.com/Groups/1772151613053280 Check out Patreon.com/HumanizeMe! Support the podcast there for the cost of a cup of coffee once a month and get extra content for it. That amount won’t matter to you, but [...]

By | 2019-09-24T18:51:55+00:00 September 24th, 2019|Podcast|

430: What It Means to Be Moral, with Phil Zuckerman

How do we decide whether it's good or bad to intervene in global warming or growing inequality? Or how to treat our dog? Phil Zuckerman has written a new book giving a foundational framework for secular - nonreligious - morality. In this conversation Phil talks with Bart Campolo about the four reasons you can't get [...]

By | 2019-09-24T18:56:10+00:00 September 9th, 2019|Podcast|

429: Changing Minds Part II, with David Fleischer

In Episode 423 of this podcast, David Fleischer talked with Bart Campolo about changing minds with the methodology of 'deep canvassing.' In this episode, David returns! He and Bart talk about the next election, Trump as the opposite of loving and humanist, how to encourage people to vote without shaming them about not voting last [...]

By | 2019-08-27T20:31:05+00:00 August 27th, 2019|Podcast|

428: High profile deconversions and secular ‘churches’

In this episode of Humanize Me, Bart Campolo and John Wright talk about two recent deconversions from Christianity and a recent article by Faith Hill in The Atlantic which looks at the trajectory of secular 'churches' like Sunday Assembly and analyzes their declining numbers. Joshua Harris's well-known 1997 Christian book, I Kissed Dating Goodbye, shaped [...]

By | 2019-08-19T19:40:28+00:00 August 19th, 2019|Podcast|