What do you get when a Christian pastor, an atheist, a grad student and a lawyer set up a website to criticize churches?
I swear, this isn’t a bad joke. It’s a very real site, ChurchRater, and it allows anyone with an Internet connection to identify and review church services around the world. Is the site inspiring frank conversations about worship and religion, as its creators intended? Is it allowing sometimes closed or cliqueish communities to see how they appear to outsiders? Or does it, as some users wrote, «trivialize the deep dimensions of spiritual experiences» and «bolster the notion that church is a consumer-oriented proposition»?
One thing’s for sure: It’s definitely a controversial idea for many who’ve stumbled upon the site. What do you think: Should religion be up for public review? Continuar leyendo «Yelp for Religion: ChurchRater Lets Users Review Worship»