Religion

Deviating from the mainstream: Amish or Uber-Hipsters?

Paper
Femke van Bree
17/10/2022
8 minutes to read

In this paper, we intend to find out if the hipster subculture is inspired by the Amish subculture. We will investigate this by analyzing two typical cultural features: appearance (fashion) and food. 

Donald Trump rally

Perspectives on the Pro-Life Movement in the US

Article
Kelly Burnet
23/11/2021
19 minutes to read

In this article, the pro-life movement in the United States will be discussed. Pro-life is anti-abortion and for (protecting) life. Pro-lifers see abortion as immoral as it kills the innocent life inside the womb. 

Flat Earth

Why do people believe in flat Earth?

Article
Nataliia Vdovychenko
25/01/2021
14 minutes to read

The flat Earth belief is pseudoscientific, yet the Internet offers a variety of different arguments on why the official round Earth narrative should be reconsidered.

Equality March in Warsaw, Poland (March 2018)

The othering of LGBTQ+ people by Polish nationalism

Article
Bart van Donselaar
19/12/2020
5 minutes to read

LGBTQ+ people in Poland face increasing discrimination. To an outsider, this might seem unrelated to Polish nationalism. However, for many who do identify with Polish nationalism, the two go hand in hand.

Kneel like a true American: Protesting in American civil religion

Paper
Eva van Malsen
23/10/2020
11 minutes to read

The negative public response to Colin Kaepernick taking a knee can be explained through America's passive sense of civil religion. However, his act should not be shoved aside as disrespectful, but as an act of 'tough love' patriotism.

CFaN

Globalization within the current Pentecostal church

Article
Merveille N'gbale
19/11/2019
12 minutes to read

Pentecostalism is among the fastest growing religious streams in the world. This paper will explore the dimensions of globalization in present-day Pentecostalism.