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Editorials

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Observations

by David Wilson

The meaning of a masterpiece

Columns

June 2017

Spiritual But Secular

by Anne Bokma

Will deleting God entice unbelievers to join a faith community?

Columns

June 2017

Spirit Story

by Sara Jewell

Fleeting moments of grace

Columns

June 2017

Conundrums

by John H. Young

What does it mean to be ‘in essential agreement’?

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My Year of Living Spiritually

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Plugging into my digital deity

by Anne Bokma

‘As an experiment in spirituality on the go,’ I try using 18 apps in 24 hours

Justice

May 2017

Stolen mothers

by Kristy Woudstra

Almost 90 percent of Canada’s missing and murdered Indigenous women were parents. With the national inquiry hearings set to begin, we talk to five daughters who were left behind.

Society

April 2017

Dear Grandkids

by Various Writers

Six acclaimed Canadian authors write letters from the heart

Society

March 2017

Called to resist

by Paul Wilson

Liberal Christians in the United States test their faith against a demagogue

Culture

WATCH LIST: June 2017

by Observer Staff

Camino de Cancer

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Meal tray communion

by David Giuliano

Video

ObserverDocs: Stolen Mother

by Observer Staff

The daughter and adoptive mother of one of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women share their story

Retrospect

To the Point

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When ugly politics masquerades as religion

by Michael Coren

A Christian critique of current affairs

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Sightings

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Happy Canada Day!

by Carolyn Pogue

Celebrate being a Canadian — or, if you’re four years old, you might try being an Oiler instead

Justice

May 2017

Stolen mothers

by Kristy Woudstra

Almost 90 percent of Canada’s missing and murdered Indigenous women were parents. With the national inquiry hearings set to begin, we talk to five daughters who were left behind.

Society

April 2017

Dear Grandkids

by Various Writers

Six acclaimed Canadian authors write letters from the heart

Society

March 2017

Called to resist

by Paul Wilson

Liberal Christians in the United States test their faith against a demagogue

Culture

Bad Feminist author Roxane Gay in Montreal in 2015. Photo by Eva Blue/Flickr/Creative Commons

Flawed and fierce

by Hana Shafi

Feminist women of colour say radical inclusivity starts with owning the movement’s imperfections

Common Good

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Welcoming the stranger

by Dennis Gruending

Canada can still do more to assist refugees around the world

Society

March 2016

The fighter

by Richard Wright

When he was 13 years old, Willie Blackwater stood up to his abuser at a B.C. Indian residential school. His defiance would eventually help change the course of Canadian history.

Society

May 2016

Are vegans right?

by David Macfarlane

The writer is in the midst of a radical six-month change of diet. He’s discovering that no cheeseburger tastes as good as being ethical feels.

Justice

April 2016

Hell and high water

by Josiah Neufeld

The writer visits the shifting shorelines of Bangladesh and discovers tens of millions of people on the brink of climate disaster

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