Author: Almayasabdam

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Sabarimala conundrum: No room for liberal doubt

By Christophe Jaffrelot, in the Indian Express, Nov. 20,  2018 The choice in Sabarimala is clear: It’s ethno-religious political entrepreneurs vs social reform According to the leaked tapes, when the head priest of Sabarimala asked Pillai whether locking the sanctum...

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Second Christian Reformation – Acharya Sachidananda Bharathi                                                                                                                   (Swami Sachidananda Bharathi )           

‘Christianity’ is a world religion that professes faith in a God of infinite love, mercy, compassion and forgiveness as revealed to humankind by Lord Jesus Christ. Faith in this one true God and a living and loving relationship with Lord...

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Only female cleric in Synod speaks

What’s it like being the only female  cleric at the synod on young people? Luke Hansen, S.J. in America, Jesuit Review,October 22, 2018 Rev. Martina Viktorie Kopecká at the Synod on young people (Credit: Vatican Media) Note: Have you made mistakes...

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Patel statue Politics!

NOTE; (”Deepa Stampam Mahaschariam Namakkum kittanam panam”) Light house is marvelous, I too must get my share,” was the Kunchan Nambiar Kerala tradition. Deviating from that beaten track few critics of Patel Statue have come out with their own views. See...

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M.J. Akbar should have resigned Or else, asked to go

Untenable: on M.J. Akbar – ​EDITORIAL IN THE HINDU, OCTOBER 15, 2018.  Note: Given below are two editorials from the Hindu: one on M.J. Akbar and another on Mulakkal, both in connection with sex abuse and patriarchy, in civil society and...