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December 2021

In this issue:

  • Second-generation Canadians often find themselves caught in between two worlds at Christmas. Eight writers share how they’ve put their own spin on holiday traditions.
  • How Indigenous filmmakers are finding a new, successful way to tell their stories through dystopia, sci-fi and horror
  • Is the church disappearing? Rev. Christopher White answers a reader.

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In This Issue

Editor's Letter

Letters

  • Topics: Spirituality

    Reply all (print exclusive)

    In our September issue, Louise Kinross wrote about the terrifying process of breaking free from Christian Science

    By Broadview Staff

Snapshot

  • Topics: Ethical Living

    The lens (print exclusive)

    "These family-owned businesses offer overseas remittance services, comfort food and Filipino groceries to the neighbourhood’s considerable Filipino population"

    By Jadine Ngan
  • Topics: Ethical Living

    This month in 2012 (print exclusive)

    On December 11, 2012, Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence began a hunger strike

    By Jadine Ngan
  • Topics: Spirituality

    Cool things (print exclusive)

    Nativity scenes, unguarded and not usually tethered down, present a terrible temptation for pranksters

    By Kate Spencer
  • Topics: Ethical Living

    Good advice (print exclusive)

    How to ease anxiety

    By Alex Mlynek
  • Topics: Spirituality

    Ode to church bells (print exclusive)

    In Montreal, an imaginative composer is showing how these mighty bronze ringers can be repurposed

    By Bertrand Marotte

Perspective

Features

Spotlight

United Church in Focus

Disruptor