Hipstering Religion…Hard: March 23, 2018

Hipster  — a person who follows the latest trends and fashions, especially those regarded as being outside the cultural mainstream; can often be seen wearing alternative and ironic clothing, sipping on craft beer, and making plans to move to Austin, TX (a.k.a. Hipsterville U.S.A.).

Humor aside, this week’s religion in the news illustrates how religion is not just a thing for old people and past traditions but is constantly being adapted to address the needs of the contemporary scene. From fights over a beer in Belgium to modest Muslimah streetwear and SXSW in Austin…religion is hipstering hard this week: