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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Rock star

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:51pm

    ... And anyway, exhibition sponsor New World Development has requested that I stay away from questions about Zen and religion in general. That, despite Masuno being an 18thgeneration head priest ... and “mind”). “Every stone has its own character or spirit,” says Masuno, explaining the animist beliefs inherent in Japan’s indigenous Shinto religion. “I try to ask the stone, ‘What would you like me ...

  2. Survivors turn to religion for solace, sustenance and shelter

    Posted Jun 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... From Islam to Catholicism to Buddhism, survivors of the earthquake are turning to their religion for solace. Mosques, churches and temples in the disaster zone have been damaged but worshippers ...

  3. Bush urges freedom of speech and religion

    Posted Aug 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei US President George W. Bush grasped the opportunity while dedicating the new embassy in Beijing yesterday to call for freedom of speech and religion. 'We must... continue ... on Thursday that 'Chinese citizens have freedom of religion. These are indisputable facts. 'We firmly oppose any words or acts that interfere in other countries' internal affairs, using ...

  4. Losing my religion

    Posted Oct 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... specifically, over a hat. According to Ricci, Kaifeng scholar A Tian visited the Jesuit Mission in Beijing in 1605. There, A Tian told Ricci he belonged to a religion that believed in the one true God, ... by the opportunities for tourism yet scared off by the political sensitivities. For years, says Zhang, police harassed him, warning him off Jewish activities. The government recognises just five religions ...

  5. When scientists and religion don't mix

    Posted Mar 20th 2008, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... and religion, but does not think one should dictate the other. This seems an open attitude, free of the kind of dogmas and self-importance of scientists who think their specialties confer any special ... probably more important, areas of civilised life. Yes, science is our surest path to knowledge, but it does not extend to knowledge about God and religion. Alex Lo is a senior writer at the Post ...

  6. Schools criticised for narrow view of religion

    Posted Jan 21st 2004, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... their health. Educators criticised many schools for holding a narrow-minded view of religious education by educating students only about the religion they believed in. 'Religious education should no longer be about indoctrination or about claiming that all religions but yours are false,' said Chan Shun-hing, assistant professor at the department of religion and philosophy of Hong Kong ...

  7. God is not Great- How Religion Poisons Everything

    Posted Jun 17th 2007, 12:00am by Liz Whitelam

    ... Liz Whitelam God is not Great- How Religion Poisons Everything by Christopher Hitchens Twelve/Atlantic, HK$200 'Faith-based fraud' may be an apt epitaph for American TV evangelist Jerry Falwell, whose death last month gave British writer Christopher Hitchens the perfect platform from which to underscore the evils of religion. Hitchens has since described Falwell ...

  8. Uygurs charged over protest on religion

    Posted May 28th 2008, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... they joined a protest in a marketplace in support of freedom of religion. A spokeswoman from the Hotan district procurators office refused to confirm the report yesterday. 'I can't tell you ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Amid all the 'us or them' talk, no prizes for guessing the outcome of our political reform debate

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 03:40am by Alice Wu

    ... and it has been going on since at least the first recorded history of human experience. Human beings are still fighting its many battles- whether it's over religion, class, politics, gender, ...

  10. News - World - RELIGION

    Voodoo is 'big social problem' for Haiti, says new Catholic cardinal

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 08:41pm by GDN

    ... for the desperately poor country, arguing that the religion offers "magic" but no real solutions to a population deprived of justice and a political voice. Chibly Langlois, who was made a cardinal ... it," said Langlois. Voodoo, which has its roots in west Africa's pantheist religions but incorporates images and rituals of Catholicism, has played a central role in Haitian society since ...




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