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
Have you drifted away from Christianity and/or the church? I have been reading the book You Lost Me by David Kinnaman, and I have been…View More You Lost Me
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
Have you ever noticed that the anticipation of an event can often be almost as exciting as the event itself? For example, think of the…View More What is Advent?
When you think of religion or spirituality, what do you think of first? Does your mind recall particular statements of what religious people believe, or…View More What are Sacred Rituals?
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