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A recent study of a magazine distributed by a powerful conservative Christian group determined the organization showed strong concern for “visual culture.” The publication directed its readers on how to understand the seen world. The present study analyzes a periodical of an avowedly secular group to understand how they might manifest similar or different concerns. On the whole, the content of the magazine called The Humanist appears to indicate that visual culture is as important to agnostics as it is to theists.

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This is an author's accepted manuscript of an article published in the The Communication Review, April 2014, © Taylor & Francis, available online at doi: 10.1080/10714421.2014.901057

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