April 22, 2014

Tattoos – Hindu, Jewish and Muslim Perspectives

Tattoos – A Hindu Perspective Thank you to Chandru Acharya Hindus have had several traditions of permanent as well as temporary tattooing that has been practiced […]
April 15, 2014

Why don't Sikhs cut their hair or shave?

Thank you to Dalpreet Saluja In short, Sikhs do not cut their hair because we believe that to be one with God you must maintain the […]
April 8, 2014

Why is the Sabbath on Saturday in Jewish tradition and on Sunday in Christian tradition?

Thank you to The Rev. Dr. Loren M. Scribner How the Sabbath Became the Lord’s Day? How did the Jewish Sabbath become the Christian Lord’s Day?  Perhaps […]
March 25, 2014

How do different faith traditions encourage the spiritual growth of their adherents?

How does the Baha’i Faith encourage the spiritual growth of its members? Thank you to Paula Drewek Spiritual growth and development is at the heart of […]
March 18, 2014

Where did the term “Mormon” come from and what is the significance of the correct name of the church — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints?

The formal name of this worldwide church of 15 million members, who are often referred to as “Mormons”, is long, but each part of it has […]
March 11, 2014

What is the Jewish holiday of Purim and how is it celebrated?

Thank you to Rabbi Daniel B. Syme for the answers. What is the story of Purim? King Ahasuerus, a great ruler of Persia, once gave a […]