On Wednesday’s The National, CBC reporter Chris Brown presented a report titled “Are we Godless?” Did it miss the point? Well, obviously; I kinda gave the answer away when I said it was a CBC report. This isn’t the first time CBC has done a report wondering why Canadians are … Continue reading
The Angus Reid Institute recently did a fairly comprehensive survey about religious beliefs and attitudes in Canada. Most of the results about the numbers of beliefs and the growth of non-belief won’t surprise regular readers here. But there were some interesting findings.
Personally, the word “spiritual” makes me cringe. Although I understand its completely secular etymology from the Latin noun, spiritus, “breath”, when I hear it, various images enter my mind uninvited: unicorns, Deepak Chopra and those annoying Jesus messages religious relatives post on Facebook on Sundays. However, with Sam Harris’s new book, … Continue reading