Category: Religion

It’s frightening how a few powerful, conservative men can force their own interpretation of the Quran on millions of Turkish women.

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Do you think of missionaries of old as “somber-garbed, psalm-singing, nasal-voiced, narrow-minded proselytizers?” If so, you’d be as wrong as I was.

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Are the anti-Christian sentiments and violence in 1915 being repeated in reverse in 2017? Do you think it’s impossible for genocide to happen in North America?

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ABCFM missionaries were very well educated, some with two or three university or college degrees. Check it out: 177 people, 68 institutions, 239 degrees.

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For many young, college-educated, single American and Canadian ladies circa 1900, the choice between remaining home or thrilling international work was no choice at all.

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While he’s no Dylan Thomas, a visiting ABCFM secretary gives us a glimpse into a 1910 Christmas at a mission station. And I add my two cents, too.

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What are the consequences of a boycott against products based on religion? Is it a positive protest or can it lead to something more sinister?

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