A Krishna Consciousness Society: Religious Minorities in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Part II)
"Hare Krishna, Hare Krishna, Krishna Krishna, Hare Hare, Hare Rama, Hare Rama, Rama Rama, Hare Hare" - represents the maha mantra that the members of the Krishna Consciousness Society in BiH sing, both individually and collectively, in the city streets, which is why people colloquially call it Hare Krishna.
Meet the Mormons: Religious Minorities in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Part I)
BiH represents a society in which national and religious belonging are tightly bound together. The Law on the Freedom of Religion recognizes the Jewish community as a traditional religious community, however, it remains a religious minority. And there might, in fact, be as many as 200 religious minorities in BIH.
Teachers Help Šamac Youth Find Love and Truth at the Core of Bosnia’s Major Religions
Many theorists argue that the places where different nationalities, religions, and cultures meet are the most likely to encounter conflict. Yugoslavia is often referenced to provide support for such theories.
Esma Bandić: Learning to Soar
Through love and spirituality, unencumbered by form, writer Esma Bandić is trying to bring together people of different religions. Her books call for peace, love, and interfaith dialogue.
Jews, Tattoos and Taboos?
‘... your tattoo is a symbol of your bravery and courage to remain Jewish, despite the evils you had to endure.’
‘Islam: It‘s Also Our History!’: Sparking the Dialogue Surrounding Diversity in Europe
While discussion about Islam’s role in European culture has been ongoing, their shared history goes back much further. Recognizing this history raises questions on how people will live together on this diverse continent.