Daily Archives: May 20, 2019

Women of Color Beyond Belief Conference 2019

by | May 20, 2019

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen *Attendance information at the bottom.* The Women of Color Beyond Belief Conference will be taking place from October 4 to 6, 2019, in Chicago at the Marriott Midway Hotel. The conference is presented by Black Nonbelievers, Black Skeptics Group, and the Women’s Leadership Project. Its tagline, and represented by central figures… Read more »

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Resolution Proposal for National Policy of The UCC

by | May 20, 2019

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen In a small community church in The United Church of Canada tradition, according to the Manitoulin Expositor, there has been a call for a resolution to make a change in the national policy of The United Church of Canada. “At the second-ever cluster meeting of United Churches in the Manitoulin, Espanola… Read more »

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Journalists Suspended Over Holocaust Video on AJ+

by | May 20, 2019

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen According to the BBC, Al Jazeera, a Qatari-based news organization, suspended two journalists who denied the full reality of the Holocaust and its impacts on Jewish communities. The two journalists produced a video in which they denied the reality of the Holocaust, which went online at the AJ+ video library in… Read more »

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Canadian and American Jewish Identity

by | May 20, 2019

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Religion News Service reported on some surveys in the recent past about demographic and statistical facts about the Canadian Jewish population. The author of the article joked about “Canadaphilia” or a “longing to be a Canadian… or, to be even more precise, a longing for the way that Canadians practice Judaism.”… Read more »

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Interview with Donna Harris – Former President, Humanists, Atheists, & Agnostics of Manitoba

by | May 20, 2019

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Donna Harris is the Former President of Humanists, Atheists, & Agnostics of Manitoba. Here we talk about her life, work, and views. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What was family background, e.g., language, culture, ethnicity, heritage of belief, and so on? Donna Harris: My father was English/Scottish. My mother was a mix of First… Read more »

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