Month: November 2009

Scared of Gloucestershire…

Some days the news stories seem too much to bear: In the Telegraph, we have a strange piece titled: Let’s get it straight: Irish child abuse was perpetrated by the trendy, modern post-Vatican II Catholic Church where the […]

  religion 29 November 2009  

CNN is putting together a set of videos on this year’s Hajj. The first one is below…D. http://i.cdn.turner.com/cnn/.element/apps/cvp/3.0/swf/cnn_416x234_embed.swf?context=embed_edition&videoId=world/2009/11/21/mecca.streets.walk.talk.cnn If the video does not display above – you can go to: http://us.cnn.com/video/?/video/world/2009/11/21/mecca.streets.walk.talk.cnn

  Hajj 22 November 2009  

The Philosophy Society: November

After another date change, the philosophy reading group will be meeting Thursday, 12th November at Park Campus. However, we will not meet in The Gallery Room. We will have a seminar room as we had for the summer […]

  capitalism 11 November 2009  

Religious Movements list

The University of Virginia has a great page at http://web.archive.org/web/20060902232910/religiousmovements.lib.virginia.edu/profiles/listalpha.htm giving profiles for a huge number of religious movements: be it the Amish, Falun Gong, Jesus Army, UFO cults or Zoroastrianism – they are all there…Enjoy… d.

  Uncategorised 10 November 2009  

Abraham and the Sacrifice of his Son in the three Abrahamic Faiths

The University is joining the Al Mahdi Institute in Birmingham in an exploration of the topic of Sacrifice in the three Abrahamic faiths: Judaism, Christianity and Islam. The focus is a single text: the story of Abraham’s near-sacrifice […]

  Uncategorised 3 November 2009