Tag Archives: Sikhism

The Harm of World Religions

* This post originally appear on the Culture on the Edge Blog. by Steven Ramey While discussions of “World Religions” often attempt to encourage appreciation of human diversity, these presentations have become the focus of scholarly critiques because of the … Continue reading

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You Say Spiritual; They Say Political

* This post originally appear on the Culture on the Edge blog. by Steven Ramey We often assume that actions are either political or spiritual, that those two categories are easily discernible and inherently distinct, but are they different? At … Continue reading

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Well-intentioned Descriptions

By Steven Ramey The recent attack on the Sikh gurdwara in Wisconsin brought to mind the hospitality that I have enjoyed over the past decade from communities across the Southeast who identify as Sikh. This notion of hospitality has been … Continue reading

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Appreciating Religion?

In light of the recent Sikh temple shooting, the American Academy of Religion posted this on their Facebook page: The AAR is shocked by the deadly shooting in the Sikh Temple in Wisconsin. Our thoughts are with the victims and … Continue reading

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