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Escaping Quiverfull

If you follow this blog, there’s a good chance you also follow No Longer Quivering, the blog started by Vyckie Garrison, where I’ve also posted… 541 more words


Unchanging steel vs. malleable clay: Thoughts on how we interpret the Bible

I came across an interesting article today by blogger Andrew Sullivan titled “The Trouble With Religion“. In it, he quotes a New York Magazine interview of Dr.  1,089 more words

Written Reflections

New website about the Shugden Controversy and the Shugden / Anti-Dalai Lama protests

There is a new website totally dedicated to the Shugden Controversy and the Shugden / Anti-Dalai Lama protests that contains information, clarifications and refutations of the key claims of the campaigning Western Shugden group (NKT/ICS). 16 more words

New Kadampa Tradition

Why I Stayed

October is domestic violence awareness month

If you or someone you know is in an abusive relationship call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) 1,080 more words

The Politicization of Islam

Islamophobia. ‘Bigotry towards Muslims as people’.

A term that has become a common occurrence in the news media recently. There is this absurd belief that Islam has a unique connection to extremism and that Muslims have not committed sufficient efforts to eliminate religious radicalism. 542 more words

Asia Bibi Faces Death For Blasphemy in Pakistan

The sun is blazing down as you work the field, and having a drink of water you offer some to another labourer. They refuse to be served by you, stating you are unclean as a Christian. 525 more words


Am I radical?

I went to get a tattoo yesterday. The word “FEMINIST” as such tattooed on the outside and inside of my upper left wrist. The calligraphy is very narrow with capital letters in Arial block, the likes of the font Beyoncé used. 1,038 more words