Faith Forum: September 16 to 24, 2012

Mea Culpa!  I forgot to post this on Sunday, so here’s a better-late-than-never Faith Forum with links to articles about faith from around the world that I found interesting during the last week (or so).

The Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life released a 50-state survey regarding prison chaplains in the US.  I found it particularly interesting in light of the story discussed by Jason Pitzl-Waters at the Wild Hunt regarding the search for a Wiccan chaplain in British Columbia, Canada and the subsequent reversal by …

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Faith Forum: September 9 to 15, 2012

Greetings!  We’ve decided to try and produce some more regular columns here at Hail Columbia to keep you all informed about some of the stuff that we’re reading about on a regular basis.  I’ll be handling the Faith Forum focusing on stories about other religions and on interfaith efforts on the weekends and Lit will be focusing on matters of religious freedom and religious politics.

This was a big–and fairly negative–week in the world of religious interaction. The turmoil in the Middle East caused by an …

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