September 10, 2013

Now that Rosh Hashanah is over, what is Yom Kippur?

Yom Kippur is the Jewish Day of Atonement, which falls this year on the evening of Friday, September 13th and concludes on the evening of Saturday, […]
August 26, 2013

What is Sikhism and what are the major beliefs of Sikh's?

  The Origins of Sikhism: Sikhs trace their origins to 1499 when Guru Nanak – the founder of this path – had his revelatory experience. Guru […]
August 20, 2013

Why do Hindus have so many gods? And why do some of them have the faces of animals? What is their significance?

Most Hindus believe in one, all-pervasive Divine Reality, that is formless (Brahman) or manifests and is worshiped in different forms (Ishvara or God/Goddess).  This belief in […]
August 13, 2013

What do members of the Jewish faith celebrate during Rosh Hashanah?

Rosh Hashanah officially beings the evening of Wednesday, September 4th and continues through Friday evening, September 6th. Rosh Hashanah commemorates the time when God created Adam […]
August 12, 2013

Why do people of the Jewish faith break a glass at a Jewish wedding ceremony?

A Jewish wedding ceremony is not complete without the groom breaking a glass under the wedding canopy (the Chuppah) by stamping on it with his foot. […]
August 6, 2013

Both in jest and seriously I hear about 72 virgins when a good Muslim man dies. Sounds like it objectifies women at the least. Can this be a true tenet of Islam?

One of the biggest myths is the invention of 72 virgins as a reward for suicide. This has been repeated so often by Islamophobes that most […]