Monthly Archives: April 2012

Multiple Religious Belonging in American Popular Buddhism

From the most recent Society for Buddhist-Christian Studies newsletter: Friday afternoon’s 4:00-6:30 session (at the Society for Christian-Buddhist Studies’ panel at the 2011 American Academy of Religion) titled “Constructing Buddhist Identities in the West” was standing room only. Terry Muck, … Continue reading

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Multiple Religious Practice in American Popular Christianity (Pew Forum)

An old but valuable data sample from the Pew Forum: The religious beliefs and practices of Americans do not fit neatly into conventional categories. A new poll by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life finds that … Continue reading

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Multiple Religious Belonging in American Popular Catholicism (Washington Post)

From the Washington Post: Barbara Johnson’s Buddhist Catholicism By Michelle Boorstein The story we’ve been covering in recent days about a Maryland priest who refused to give a lesbian Communion at her mother’s funeral has set off many sensitive, complicated … Continue reading

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