Links to relevant websites
Skeptic's Guide to Christianity: the results of an intellectual
journey from being a believing Christian to a convinced atheist..
Kagan's site: dealing with aspects of religious discrimination
in the USA.
Flying Spaghetti Monster: fantastic site dealing with a possible
avatar of The Force
from Religion Foundation. Separation of State and Church in
News About Christianity:
Covers the fate of the Cathars at the hands of the Catholic
Church and much else.
Ostensibly about the Jedi religion, but actually about religious
and Human Rights:
A review of the role of the Christian Churches in the development
of Human Rights, with a focus on the the United Nations Universal
Declaration of Human Rights..
Hunting Poodles from the Languedoc in the South of France.
A list of quotations about Christianity and other religions
Various mysteries associated with the Languedoc, including
Information and Reviews of the top French Language films from
France, Canada, Belgium, Switzerland, etc.
Castles : catharcastles.info
Information on the Cathar Castles in the South of France:
photos, maps, history, etc.
Warefare : www.medievalwarfare.info
An account of medieval warfare - weapons, techniques &
defence, illustrated and with contemorary quotations.
Property for sale in the South of France.
Photographs of the Midi -selected photos of the South of France.
Books : www.catharism.info
Books about the Languedoc.
Books about Cathars and Catharism in the Languedoc.
Some websites with reports of attempts to get the Jedi Religion
recognised as an official religion around the world.
- BBC: Jedi
e-mail revealed as hoax - UK
- BBC: Jedi
makes the census list - A campaign to get people in the UK
to write the entry on their census forms has succeeded in the
term being included on the list of religions for the 2001 UK census.
- BBC: The
gospel according to Luke (Skywalker) - Moves are afoot to
have the Jedi philosophy recognised as a proper religion.
- Jedi Master
Am I Therefore Normal Rules of Grammar I Do Not Follow - Editorial
about the census stunt by Andrew Rilstone.
- Urban Legends
Reference Pages: Religion (Census Knight) - Can Australians
or those in the UK make 'Jedi' a recognized religion in their
country by entering it as their religion on the 2001 census form?
Jedi Knights force way into census religion list - Jedi Knights
were celebrating a small victory last night in their campaign
to be recognised as an official religion. (October 12,
census reports not true - The Office for National Statistics
is denying reports that people will be able to tick 'Jedi' as
their religion on the next census form. (October 11, 2001)
check off Jedi Knight when asked their religion on census form
- When asked their religious affiliation on the 2001 census forms,
many Britons are writing in "Jedi Knight," government officials
said Wednesday. (October 11, 2001)
Jedi Knights achieve official recognition as a religion -
Jedi Knights have gained official recognition as a religion in
the UK Census 2001. By Kieren McCarthy. (October 9, 2001)
Stand for the Census Count - To the frustration of the census
managers in New Zealand, England, Wales and Australia, an e-mail
saturating inboxes for the past couple of months just refuses
to go away. By Kim Griggs. (May 31, 2001)
- Register: UK
Jedi get green light - The census form itself confirms that
entering a frivolous faith therein will not result in an appearance
before the courts. By Lester Haines. (April 23, 2001)
E-mail stunt empowers Jedi fans - Star Wars fans in the United
Kingdom are stung by an e-mail suggesting that the forthcoming
UK Census would recognize Jedi as a religion if enough people
put it on the form. (April 17, 2001)
Star Wars fans stung by Jedi email - Despite proving that
the Internet is a genuinely unifying 'force', email stunt will
not work. By Will Knight. (April 17, 2001)
Urban Legends: Star Wars Religion Doesn't Make Census - Will
filling in 'Jedi' as your religion on census forms cause the government
to recognize it as a legitimate faith? A three part series of
articles by David Emery. (April 16, 2001)
- Register: May
the false declaration be with you - On Sunday 29 April would-be
Jedi Knights have a rare opportunity to achieve official recognition
for their 'religion'. By Lester Haines. (April 10, 2001)