Ask Jon 8 – ‘We don’t want your thoughts and prayers. We want action.’

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Jonathan Engel, J.D. is the President of the Secular Humanist Society of New York. Here we talk about the notion of thoughts and prayers in the context of Canada and America. *Interview conducted on May 11, 2020.* Scott Douglas Jacobsen: So, we are back with another Ask … Continue reading

This Week in Canadian Religion 2018-05-13

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen “OTTAWA — Canada’s former religious freedom ambassador says the Trudeau government is displaying “totalitarian” tendencies with its controversial changes to the student summer jobs program. Andrew Bennett, who until 2015 was Canada’s only envoy devoted exclusively to religious freedom abroad, used the label repeatedly in an interview … Continue reading

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