Profile of Hans Rollmann

Dr. Hans Rollmann is a religious studies professor at Memorial University. His column appears monthly in The Weekend Telegram . His Web site address is http://www.ucs.mun.ca/~hrollman

All articles of Hans Rollmann

  • Shorter forms lead to census information shortage

    This week, at last, I had opportunity to see the new, shorter census forms crafted by the Harper government. They are indeed quickly answered, ...

  • Quitting Christianity

    A few years ago, Rice had come out publicly as a “Christian” and had vowed to devote her writing from then on to religious and biblical topics. ...

  • Last Station

    Recently I saw two biographical films of religious import. The first was "Creation," a treatment of the conflict between the religious ...

  • Home away from home

    I have come here to Herrnhut, Saxony, in easternmost Germany, close to the Polish and Czech borders, ever since the Iron Curtain unzipped and the ...

  • Queen Adelaide and Placentia

    Although Victoria Day remains a popular and much cherished holiday, the word "Victorian" often evokes feelings of mental, spiritual and cultural ...

  • Righteous gentiles

    The Holocaust Mem-orial Service on Sunday, April 11, focused our attention on "righteous gentiles." The term once re-ferred to those resident ...

  • Shouting and dancing with ecstasy

    Ever since the Reverend Laurence Coughlan, that outspoken and quarrelsome Irish-born Anglican missionary and founder of Newfoundland Methodism, ...

  • The communion of saints

    After recognizing a second, "scientifically inexplicable" healing associated with Brother AndrÉ, the founder of St. Joseph's Oratory in Montreal, ...

  • Eli and his book

    Last weekend I saw the Hughes brothers' recent film, "The Book of Eli," with Denzel Washington in the leading role as Eli and Gary Oldman as ...

  • New beginnings

    Entering a new year and decade, we may find hope in a vision of new beginnings, just as others must have found a century ago, in 1910, or even ...