What are some of the ways in which a religion could be considered to be unique? Their beliefs about the supernatural? Their moral and ethical…View More What is Sikhism?
I’ve written about the state of spirituality and Christianity in Canada before (click here), but Reginald Bibby has just released a fresh analysis called “A…View More Religious Resilience in Canada
In the not too distant past, Canada was considered to be a “Christian nation”. At a practical level however, that designation was often a vague…View More Basic Christianity
When you think of Buddhism, what images or events come to mind? Meditation, the Buddha, monks chanting in a temple, prayer flags on the sides…View More Buddhist Spirituality
A couple of weeks ago we explored one way to study religion: literary criticism. This week we will expand our understanding to include more than…View More Studying Religion
I am not a plumber. I don’t have any skills that even remotely look like what a plumber would have. Whenever I encounter a plumbing…View More How to study religion
Islam is frequently perceived as a “different” religion and it is often poorly understood in the Western world. For many people, their thoughts about Islam…View More Muslim Spirituality
I need your help. 🙂 If you were at a bookstore (either online or in “real life”), browsing through all of the titles, and you…View More Talking about God – would you buy this book?
The Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life has just release their analysis of a recent international survey of over 2,000 Evangelical Protestant leaders. One…View More Survey of Evangelical Leaders
Could religion be headed for extinction or is something else taking its place? In a recent study presented at a meeting of the American Physical…View More The Extinction of Religion