Back Online! Assessing the Damage

Okay, I finally have internet back up and running. What a week! Today begins the last week of our month with the Zarathushtis and because the last few days were a little spastic in terms of blog posts, I thought I would provide some background/updates. Project Conversion has become a refuge for the unexpected. Each […]

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Purity in the Market

I thought I’d do something different for today’s post. Yesterday I featured the account of an American convert to the Zarathushti Faith. As you know, conversion is a hot topic within the faith and most traditionalist and even moderates consider the practice inappropriate. In an effort to offer a balanced dialogue regarding this matter, I invited several […]

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Dan Jensen: An American Zarathushti

If you’ve followed along, you saw this coming. Conversion within the Zarathushti Faith is a hotly contested issue and as we observed so far this month, not even I was able to escape its grip. In a nutshell, many (if not most) ethnic Zarathushtis (Iranian and Parsi) do not believe in nor recognize conversion to their religion. On the […]

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Social Issues Kick-off: Help Japan

Hey everyone. Technically, Social Issues week started yesterday, however as many of you know, my family and I just bought a house and so we are swept up in packing, moving, making repairs, and all that fun stuff. So the regularity of posts will be frantic for the next week or so, but Project Conversion […]

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Nouruz: Bringing in the New Year…Again

The last time I celebrated New Year’s, I was chugging my last beer before the start of Project Conversion and, at the stroke of midnight, asking myself what the heck I was getting into. Little did I know what this year had in store…and we are only three months in! Now, I get to celebrate the new […]

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