AN ACCUSING FINGER

The religion of moneyYuppies, you’re also fanatics, slaves to money and status. You despise people who have chosen to live modestly for reasons of ideology.ynetnews.com

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TREND LINES

Hispanic values detailed in pollU.S. Hispanics view religious and political life as intertwined, often worship in ethnic congregations and embrace a spirit-filled, charismatic style of Christianity, a new survey says.stltoday.com

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FAITH IN THE PUBLIC SQUARE

God(s) in the House: from faith to hopeful citizenshipIn fact, everyone brings their faith to the public square, as well as to other areas of life: work, school, family, the media and so on. If religion is understood as one’s ultimate commitment, then it cannot be confined to private life, or particular rituals or institutions. …

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STATE RELIGION

Thais Debate Making Buddhism the State Religion“Placing Buddhism in the Constitution is all about power, and people will have to respond to the issue in terms of power. This is not realistic. It’s not Buddhist,” said Surichai Wun-Gaeo, a member of the junta-appointed legislature who heads Chulalongkorn University’s Center for Social Development Studies. “We need …

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ON THE INTER-FAITH, TRANS-NATIONAL, MULTI-CULTURAL FRONT

Interfaith Harmony In A Globalized SocietyIndia is where four of the world’s great faiths — Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism and Sikhism — were born, and four others came to us from West Asia and have flourished for centuries — Judaism, Zoroas- trianism, Christianity and Islam.indiatimes.com

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