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echo chambers and shibboleths

Lies we believe about God’ by William Paul Young, and ‘Being Different’ by Rajiv Malhotra, are two books I happened to read back-to-back recently. 740 more words

Parenting

Religious Toleration

A while back, I was a member of a church that joined other community churches of various denominations, in a social justice group. The idea was good. 478 more words

Sabbath School Lessons

Geneva hosts global Muslim World League gathering

Arab News | Published — Sunday 12 November 2017

GENEVA: Prominent thinkers, authors, diplomats and other personalities gathered to see the Muslim World League (MWL) launch the “Role of Religions in the Reinforcement of Global Peace” forum in Geneva on Thursday. 682 more words

Europe

Top Indonesia court overturns discriminatory religious law

  • By niniek karmini, associated press

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Nov 7, 2017

Indonesia’s top court has overturned a law that denied recognition and legal rights to followers of indigenous faiths in a surprise advance for religious freedom in the world’s most populous Muslim nation. 326 more words

Asia

Canada’s Governor General Mocks Religion, Rejects ‘Divine Intervention’

The truth hurts: Canada’s Governor General Julie Payette mocks religion, creationism, and the idea of “divine intervention” while speaking to scientists.

Earlier this week Canada’s Governor General Julie Payette  334 more words

Americas

From the Vatican.

For a significant period of my life I practiced Catholicism, and although I am not as devout at the moment, I must say that I still have a soft spot for the Catholic tradition; the solemnness, the expressions of the human imagination that can be seen in the artworks that adorn grand church buildings, the music, the liturgy etc. 41 more words

Life

WOMEN, PEACE AND ENVIRONMENT.

By Samragyee Gautam.

“When you believe in the gold you have, you get stronger”, said Dr. Shirin Ebadi, a Nobel Prize winner and human right activist. 880 more words

Opinion