Posts Tagged ‘Incense’

Benediction without Frankincense?

Thursday, July 11th, 2019

Frankincense may not be around much longer. The population of trees that produce it are on the brink of collapse. “The first time I said something about frankincense being under threat, there was panic,” said Frans Bongers, an ecologist at Wageningen University and Research in the Netherlands who led the study. “I got a lot Read more

Forget about cigarettes incense smoke is worse

Friday, April 15th, 2016

People who would go miles out of their way to avoid breathing in the smoke from a single cigarette often have no problem hanging out for hours at a temple or church where the air is filled with billowing plumes of hazardous incense smoke. Researcher have found  cigarette smoke and incense smooke are  comparable with Read more

Fears new UK bill could ban use of incense in church

Friday, September 25th, 2015

Church authorities fear that a new Psychoactive Substances Bill in Britain could lead to the banning of the use of incense in church worship. The bill as it currently stands is worded so broadly that the use of incense in worship would be an unwitting casualty of the new legislation. The Churches’ Legislation Advisory Service, Read more