Beliefnet's guide to dealing with relgion during weddings, baby rituals, holidays, funerals, and more.
Food & Diet • Gifts • Holidays • Interfaith • Kids
Public Display of Religion • Rites of Passage • Social Issues
Travel • Weddings & Marriage • Worship Services
•Gift etiquette for Jewish baby-naming ceremonies
•Why do Jews name babies after deceased relatives?
•How can I suppress my maternal instincts at a Jewish circumcision?
•Should the godfather tip the priest?
•Can I tell my godchild I disagree with her parents' values?
•How did the godparent tradition start?
•Can I godfather a child from a different denomination?
•Can Jewish relatives be godparents to my Catholic baby?
•Is being the sandak the Jewish equivalent to being a godparent?
Customs & Laws
•Does bowing to a Buddha statue mean that I worship him?
•Why do meditators remove their shoes?
•Why do Buddhists rub statues of the Buddha?