When it comes to political Islam, received wisdom contains much which is apocryphal, or at least wildly inaccurate. The term itself has spawned a cottage industry, with the twitterati locked in perpetual cyber-spats, and the talking heads battling over who is blowing up what and why.
The federal election campaign is underway, and the stakes are high for Canadians. Many of us are weighing how the federal parties represent those issues we care about most. At Citizens for Public Justice (CPJ), we see this federal election as an opportunity for public engagement on key issues of importance.
Some Christians reduce modesty to a list of don’ts – a blacklist of too short, too low cut, too tight. No yoga pants! Society teaches girls to use their bodies to get attention, to dress like bait on a hook and go fishing. And as wrong as that is, are dress codes the solution? Does this pendulum have no middle ground?
In recent years, evangelical Christianity has made its imperfection a point of emphasis.Login to View
Sometimes the most annoying interruptions are actually answers to prayers.Login to View