Herb Silverman is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at the College of Charleston, founder of the Secular Coalition for America, founder of Secular Humanists of the Lowcountry, founder of the Atheist/Humanist Alliance student group at CofC, and recipient of the American Humanist Association Lifetime Achievement award. Herb ran for Governor in 1990 to challenge the provision in the South Carolina State Constitution that prohibited atheists from holding public office. After an eight-year battle, Herb won a unanimous decision in the South Carolina Supreme Court, striking down this religious test requirement. He has written for the Washington Post, Huffington Post, The Humanist, and Free Inquiry. Herb has appeared in a number of debates, including one at Oxford University on: Does American Religion Undermine American Values? Herb’s books include Candidate Without a Prayer: An Autobiography of a Jewish Atheist in the Bible Belt and An Atheist Stranger in a Strange Religious Land.