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Is Same-Sex Marriage Good for the Nation?
About the Participants
serves as a deputy
editor of Free Inquiry magazine, published by the Council on
Secular Humanism. He was raised a Baptist, and after earning his B.A.
at the University of Pittsburgh he fully embraced secular humanism.
He is happily single with no children and two cats, and supports same-sex
marriage from a humanistic perspective. Website: www.secularhumanism.org
John Rankin was raised a secular humanist, an agnostic Unitarian prior to converting to biblical faith in 1967. He holds graduate degrees in theology from Gordon Conwell and Harvard, is author of the three-volume set, First the Gospel, Then Politics..., and is host of the Mars Hill Forum series. He and his wife have been married for nearly twenty-five years and have four children. Website: www.teinetwork.com