Quebec ethics & religion curriculum has lesson for B.C.
Surprisingly, according to Canadian polling, it turns out that young people want to learn about world religions, spirituality and values ... baptized Sikhs carry kirpans (ceremonial knives) and Orthodox Jewish men wear their hair in tassels.
Is ‘Freedom of Religion’ Necessary?
As a civil libertarian, he argues that “freedom of religion” really isn’t necessary if other ... Courts have ruled that Sikh boys may wear small daggers, kirpans, to school. Other schoolchildren may not wear small daggers. Muslim women may be veiled ...
American Civil Religion
In one of the book’s concluding chapters Wade writes about American Civil Religion, the idea that the history and symbols of the United States have resulted in ... Uncle Sam remains a popular figure in America as a sort of Fourth of July Santa Claus.
Armed with knives, firebombs and sharpened ceremonial tridents, and guided by electoral rolls ... At 2.30pm, the politician was dragged out of his house, slashed with swords until his limbs were severed, and then set alight. Around 70 others from the ...
Tsunami survivors turn to faith
Spirituality has long been woven into the thread of life ... young men who follow Chinese Buddhism cut their tongues with swords and knives and bled over their shirtless chests as a way to release their bad karma. Some believe the tsunami was caused ...