These Aren’t the Religions You’re Looking For: Jedi Church, Postmodern Spirituality and the Christian Response

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After I noted recently the UK Census trends on religion, and (rather in jest) pointed out that there were more self-declared Jedi in England and Wales than self-identified Pagans and Atheists, I heard from my good friend, John W. Morehead, who heads the evangelical chapter of the Foundation for Religious Diplomacy.  John’s an excellent scholar [Read More...]

In England, More Jedi Knights than Atheists and Pagans Combined

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Just-released Census figures reveal that 176,632 people English and Welsh self-identify as “Jedi Knights,” practitioners of the mystical pseudo-scientific pseudo-religion of the Star Wars franchise.  For what it’s worth, that’s three times more than the number of self-identified Pagans, and roughly six times more than the number of self-identified atheists in those countries. Have you asked [Read More...]


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