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Dr. Blackford is an Australian philosopher, writer, and literary critic. A columnist for Free Inquiry magazine, he is a Conjoint Lecturer at the School of Humanities and Social Science at the University of Newcastle and the editor-in-cheif of the Journal of Evolution and Technology. Well known for his excellent book, 50 Voices of Disbelief: Why We Are Atheists, written with co-author Udo Shuklenk, his new book is Freedom of Religion and the Secular State. Where do the rights of the religious to practice end and civil law begin? How should a secular state be structured? Anyone interested in church/state issues must tune in!