The Qur’an

The Qur’an is the holy book for Muslims, which was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad by God in Arabic. The Qur’an translated means the recitation. Muhammad relayed what he heard from God orally to his followers, and they wrote it down. Islam teaches that Muhammad dreamed of the angel Gabriel showing up in his dream … More The Qur’an

Buddhism

Siddharta was a prince born around 563 B.C.E. in the Himalayas. He was a prince and lived in luxury and comfort as a prince would. When he turned 29 he decided to flee from this life of wealth, and began to see the illness and poverty in the world. Because of this experience he was … More Buddhism

Ash Wednesday

From Ash Wednesday till Easter, people embark on a 40 day journey of fasting called Lent. Fasting can be anything from giving up social media, to giving up coffee, and abstaining from it until Easter Sunday.  Catholics and Christians choose to take part in Lent. Majority of Catholics will get ashes drawn in the shape … More Ash Wednesday

Angst in Our Souls

People in our society are constantly searching. We are never settled, we strive for adventure and we strive to seek the unknown. There are astronomers who search space in awe of what could be, they send out satellites and are constantly searching for new planets and galaxies. There are geologists who dig through the depths … More Angst in Our Souls

C.S. Lewis

C.S. Lewis is a prominent Christian theologian. People may know him as the writer of the great series The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe. C.S. Lewis grew up in Belfast Ireland, and at the age of seventeen told his friend, “I believe in no religion. There is absolutely no proof for any of them, … More C.S. Lewis

The Torah

Torah is a text used by followers of Judaism. It could also refer to the Oral Torah, or the written Torah. We are referring to Torah as the first five books of Moses, which are  Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy. It is usually made out of parchment paper, and no one is able to … More The Torah