Religion and Politics: Which Is Master? Which Is Servant?

Religion and politics keep intersecting, at home and abroad. Too often, of course, the combination raises questions…and hackles. It should instead raise hope. It’s bad enough when people’s religion isn’t strong enough to overcome more basic drives: nationalism, for instance, … Continued

Prayer Breakfasts Are No Big Deal—Right?

Calgary Herald columnist Catherine Ford recently wrote a spooky column invoking the spectre of William “Bible Bill” Aberhart to scare her readers into antipathy toward, of all things, the upcoming Provincial Prayer Breakfast, to be held in Edmonton later this month. Ford is fair-minded … Continued