remember stephen colbert’s occasional segment on the daily show called “this week in god”? here’s some stuff:
Tuesday, January 16
*Memorial of Shinran Shonin – Buddhism
Anniversary of the death in 1263 C.E. of the founder of the Jōdo Shinshu (True Pure Land) school of Mahāyāna Buddhism in Japan.
Thursday, January 18
*Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins – Christianity
Friday, January 19
*Sultán – Bahá’í
The first day of Sultán (Sovereignty), the seventeenth month of the Bahá’í year.
Sunday, January 21
*World Religion Day – Bahá’í
A celebration of the teachings of unity found in all religious traditions. The observance begins at sundown.