This Week in Canadian Religion 2018-05-06

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen  “We’ve talked a lot lately about what Albertans think, as part of our polling series for The Road Ahead project. We’ve heard how voters, at this point in time, heavily favour the United Conservative Party over the governing NDP. We’ve also heard how their views on the leader of each party don’t necessarily … Continue reading

Interview with Rakshit Sharma – Writer, Conatus News

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen  Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What was early life like for you? You have an educational background in Indian history. What is the nature of the progressive political movements in Indian history? Rakshit Sharma: So far as my early life is concerned, it was that same as it would be … Continue reading

Andrew Copson on the History of Humanism

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Scott Douglas Jacobsen: I wanted to talk about humanism: the hows and whys, the theoretical and practical, and so on. You are highly qualified to comment on it. So, I asked. You agreed. So here we are, to begin, what is humanism properly defined in its … Continue reading

This Week in Religion 2018-02-25

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen  “Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says he and Justin Trudeau agreed to fight terrorism and those who misuse religion to divide people when they met in New Delhi. Modi rolled out reams of red carpet and a horse honour guard, and hugged Trudeau upon his arrival at the … Continue reading

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