The Magic of Humanism

The Ethical Society of St. Louis is delighted to offer the first in a new series of free eBooks, The Magic of Humanism. This book is meant as an introduction to Humanism for those who wish to learn more, or as a series of meditative readings for Humanists who wish to reconnect with the core values of our life stance.

The Magic of Humanism is offered under the Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives Creative Commons license, meaning that you may freely download and distribute the book and share it with others (with attribution to the Ethical Society of St. Louis), but you may not use the book for commercial purposes or make derivative works. Particularly, we ask you not to share the wonderful photography our photographer provided for use in the book: if you wish to license his work, visit

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Design and Layout

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James Croft


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Special Thanks

Greg Bonin, Christian Hayden, Louise Jett, Anne Klaeysen, Kate Lovelady, Joy McConnell, Andy Pakula, Hugh Taft-Morales, Kristin Wintermute

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