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How I Was Prejudiced and Why I Was Wrong

Tolerance

December 11, 2020

How I Was Prejudiced and Why I Was Wrong

But the only “knowledge” I had came from a “news” story about the marriage ceremony. I had never personally visited...

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Sikhism: A Phoenix Rises From the Ashes of Suppression

Religious Literacy

December 3, 2020

Sikhism: A Phoenix Rises From the Ashes of Suppression

It was the late 1400s in India. Religious fanaticism combined with the caste system to create a culture where the ruling Mughals...

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Reflecting on a Decade Writing About My Religion

Scientology Religion

September 18, 2020

Reflecting on a Decade Writing About My Religion

Ten years ago, I was a new daddy. With a year-old daughter and my wife and I expecting our second, I was simultaneously in...

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One Way to Give Peace a Chance, Among Religions

Religious Literacy

November 13, 2017

One Way to Give Peace a Chance, Among Religions

As a child, I vaguely remember listening to adults talk and sometimes argue about whose religion was the “true religion.”...

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That Joke Ain’t Funny

Religious Freedom

May 22, 2017

That Joke Ain’t Funny

There are times I feel like complaining and this is one of those times. I was looking through Facebook the other day and saw...

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If Religion is All Greek to You

Tolerance

May 15, 2017

If Religion is All Greek to You

I was raised Jewish, and I remember going to temple and reading from the Torah when I was 11. Unfortunately, I could read...

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