In the now-infamous episode of “Real Time with Bill Maher,” politically and socially charged topics such as purported violent tendencies in Islamic belief and practice, racism, Islamophobia, and defining the “essential essence” of religion were hotly debated
On an October morning in 2014, I found a community at Critical Creativities: Policy, Performance, Diversity and the Arts in the GTA, a research workshop hosted by the University of Toronto’s Religion in the Public Sphere Initiative.
This is the first article in a four-part series exploring The Lost Gospel: Decoding the Ancient Text that Reveals Jesus’ Marriage to Mary the Magdalene.
- -From Mecca to “Mecca-hatten“: Islam’s holiest city then and now
- -What war on Halloween? Kirk Cameron asks evangelicals to reappropriate the event for themselves in the name of proselytism
- -Ex-Hasidic Jews and becoming un-orthodox: an interview with author Lynn Davidman
“…the religiously loaded term “evil” served a noble purpose in strengthening the public support for action, and yet contributed to a catharsis that has prevented the general public from examining systemic issues in both Nigeria and Canada.”