Religion and Spirituality

The Gita lessons for overcoming hard times – The New Indian Express

ISKCON India Youth Council, in collaboration with Bada Business, will host a free webinar on “Workplace Prosperity and Peace of Mind Through Bhagavad Gita in Times of COVID Crisis” for ages 15-35 on June 20. CEO and Founder of Bada Business, Vivek Bindra, said, “The webinar aims to bring the …

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A critique of the Apostles of Change

Review: Apostles of change Radical Latino politics, religious professions and the struggle to save the neighborhood By Felipe Hinojosa University of Texas Press Buy on Bookshop.org We remember the 1960s and early 1970s as a time of rapid social change, boundless optimism, and passionate activism. But some stories from that …

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Psychiatry Must Get Right With God

At the start of the pandemic, economist Jeanet Bentzen of the University of Copenhagen looked at Google searches for the word “prayer” in 95 countries. She identified that they had reached an unprecedented global high in March 2020, and that the increases have occurred alongside the number of COVID-19 cases …

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A call for religious reform

The name of Karl Marx is no stranger to academia and politics. He was born in Trier, Germany on May 5, 1818 and died in London on March 14, 1883. He was a multidisciplinary researcher in the fields of philosophy, history, sociology, political science and l ‘economy. His major works …

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Ramaswami: When two worlds collide

The metaphor of being ‘between two worlds’ is commonly used to describe the experiences of immigrants as they navigate the cultures of their home and host countries. As a second generation immigrant with my Indian parents, I had an experience that was no different. One world was Indian: I was …

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Library conference to address psychedelic spirituality

Dana sawyerPHOTO COURTESY OF JESUP MEMORIAL LIBRARY BAR PORT–In theJesupThe Memorial Library’s mission statement says it will meet “known and not yet felt needs”. In this vein, the library is committed to being a source of reliable information on scientific topics, including the uses of psychedelics in therapeutic settings. “We …

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hunger strike in Belgium; SBC voltage

(RNS) – Each week, Religion News Service features a photo gallery of religious expressions from around the world. This week’s selection of photos includes a hunger strike in Belgium, tensions ahead of the Southern Baptist Convention meeting and more. Note: RNS expands photos of the week to include photos of …

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A reflection on clerical domination in Indonesia

I grew up in a Catholic village on an island in eastern Indonesia called Lembata. The village is part of the parish of Kalikasa. Kalikasa is the name of a village that has become the parish center, about 6 kilometers from my village of Lewokukung. The parish included several villages, …

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What are Irina Shayk’s religious beliefs? A look at his personal life

Throughout her time as one of the greatest models on the planet, Irina Shayk has represented brands from Marc Jacobs to Givenchy in their campaigns and has become known worldwide for her work. More recently, Irina has been romantically linked to Kanye West, further fueling curiosity about who she is …

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Newsletters on religion and spirituality; June 9, 2021

Talbert appointed Nelson’s editor Janet Hill Talbert has been appointed editor-in-chief of Nelson Books, a non-fiction brand of the Thomas Nelson publishing group. Talbert begins in Nelson on June 14 and will report to Tim Paulson, vice president and publisher of Nelson Books. Talbert has worked in the industry for …

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