‘Radical secularism is stifling free speech’


‘Radical secularism is stifling free speech’

Podcast: Mary Eberstadt talks to Ella Whelan about religious freedom.


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Is freedom of conscience under threat? Or does the state have the right to adjudicate on what it is acceptable to think and say? Mary Eberstadt, journalist and author of It’s Dangerous to Believe: Religious Freedom and Its Enemies, joined spiked’s Ella Whelan to discuss these questions and more on the spiked podcast.

On Wednesday, 16 November 2016, at Conway Hall in London, spiked is holding a half-day conference on religious freedom in partnership with the Alliance Defending Freedom. To get your tickets, email

Mary Eberstadt is an American essayist, and author of The Loser Letters: A Comic Tale of Life, Death, and Atheism (2010) and It’s Dangerous to Believe: Religious Freedom and Its Enemies (2016).

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