Posts Tagged ‘New Age’

Harry Potter – the new religion

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

Harry Potter could be a religion say two Harvard academics. They have released a weekly podcast called “Harry Potter and the Sacred Text.” Vanessa Zoltan and Caspar ter Kuile are both graduates of the Harvard Divinity School. The podcast answers the question, “What if we read the books we love as if they were sacred Read more

California’s famous pot-growing “nuns”

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

Sister Kate and Sister Darcy call themselves nuns even though they are not affiliated to any religion. Is it just a marketing ploy? They dress modestly – in long denim skirts, white collared shirts, and nun’s habits. For the past one year, their self-determined spiritual quest has been to heal illnesses with the help of Read more

US bishop tells Catholics to abstain from yoga

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

A retired US bishop has advised Catholics to abstain from doing yoga, as it could be an occasion of serious sin. Comments from Bishop Fabian Bruskewitz, who used to lead the diocese of Lincoln, Nebraska, were published last week on a US blog for women. “ … The practice of yoga, if it does not begin Read more