Posts tagged "sri lanka"

The Zeal of the Re-Convert

28 December 2005 There’s an elephant-sized religion story behind this short news item from The Times of India, which reports the re-conversion of 16 Christians in the Indian state of Orissa, who returned to their original Hinduism — by far the predominant religion in the province — this week, becoming a handful of the 733...

Daily Links 24 January 2005

Don’t Play with Sri Lanka Evangelical relief workers have reached Sri Lanka, which has been a hotbed of religious contention since long before the tsunami. Christian missionaries there claim persecution at the hands of the Buddhist majority, citing the more than 100 churches which have been attacked by Buddhist extremists; and Buddhists charge that Christians...

14 September 2004 Daily Links

“‘They’ve done so much with outlawing and restricting access to abortion that they’ve set their sights on birth control because there’s nothing else really they can do to further restrict abortion here in Wisconsin. Which is counter-intuitive because if you’re against abortion in the least you’d think you would see the value in enhancing access...