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  1. The Jewish tradition

    Posted Apr 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kevin Yuen When Jewish boys turn 13 (12 for girls), they have to take responsibility for their actions and they become a Bar (for boys) or Bat (for girls) Mitzvah. Before this, the parents are held responsible for their children's faith to Jewish law ...

  2. Relatives bond with faith over bullet-train crash

    Posted Sep 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Will Clem in Wenzhou william.clem@scmp.com When the Ministry of Railways and local government officials squared off with grieving relatives of victims of the Wenzhou bullet-train crash this summer, one unexpected factor- faith- played a key role in the wa ...

  3. The Spiral Staircase

    Posted Mar 13th 2005, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... Diana McPartlin The Spiral Staircase by Karen Armstrong Harper Perennial $140 In her first book, Through the Narrow Gate (1981), Karen Armstrong wrote about her seven years as a Catholic nun. Now, she recounts her years after leaving the convent in 1969. ...

  4. Traditional Chinese ethics are still relevant in modern world

    Posted Feb 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I am delighted that efforts are being made to incorporate teaching of traditional Chinese ethics and religion into the secondary school curriculum. In the current curriculum, students in Form Six and Seven study Chinese language and culture. A syllabus aimed at junior secondary students, which is centred on traditional Chinese religions and ethics such as Confucianism, Buddhism ...

  5. Believer in classics for the young

    Posted Jun 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Meng Danmei spoke to Sally Wang In 2003, Meng Danmei started an old-fashioned private school that focused on reading and studying classic works of literature. Established in Shenzhen, the school- called a sishu- is Meng's answer to what she and other ...

  6. All about Yves' sense of style

    Posted May 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com An exhibition of French couture master Yves Saint Laurent's classic designs made its world debut in Hong Kong yesterday. The free exhibition, 'Crazy about Yves', at City Hall features 87 pieces from a co ...

  7. Feet street

    Posted Mar 12th 2010, 12:00am by Kylie Knott

    ... Stylist Kylie Knott Norwegian brown lace-ups by Dunhill HK$4,150 Lace-ups by Versace enquiries 2918 1008 Biker shoes by Yves Saint Laurent HK$5,250 Buckle-ups by Bally HK$5,290 Calfskin shoes by Hermes HK$7,400 Shoes by Just Cavalli HK$4,500 Old naturals ...

  8. quote of the week

    Posted Nov 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The court case was brought by an Italian mother who felt religion should not be part of education. ...

  9. A path less travelled

    Posted Dec 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the poor to the wealthy, among the uneducated and college graduates, fascination with religion is growing, and some of the mainland's richest businessmen are avidly reading up on a variety ... of religion. The picture, he found, was very different. While their numbers are down from the 1950s, 'all the sacred mountains of China are littered with hermits', says Porter, who divides ...

  10. Confucian virtues on parade for festival

    Posted Oct 27th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem in Ningbo, Zhejiang Thousands of villagers crammed into the dusty, gravelled car park outside their local market, chattering and using umbrellas to shade themselves from the autumn sunshine. They pressed to the front and stood on plastic stools ...




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