Religion in Uganda #TFBloggers

In the village that we’ll be spending 3 days in, Ogongora, Tearfund works with┬áPentecostal Assemblies of God (PAG) as a partner church, so I went off to the Bradt Guide (2004) to see what it says about Ugandan religion: Some 85% of Ugandans are Christian, divided roughly equally between the Protestant Church of Uganda (an […]

Are women in religion like turkeys voting for Christmas?

Looks interesting: Aberdeen sociologists investigate mystery of female religiosity. Matthew Reisz reports Two sociologists have set out to explain the mystery of why women almost everywhere seem to be more religious than men. Given that “all the major world religions have…been intensely patriarchal”, argue Marta Trzebiatowska and Steve Bruce – lecturer and professor in sociology […]

The Science Delusion

Having shocked myself by saying that much scientific theory is just that – theory – and that so many people like to say that science/religion can’t be compatible (both run on a certain amount of faith), I was interested to see this book reviewed in Times Higher Education: After Richard Dawkins’┬áThe God Delusion┬ácomes the reply. […]