There Are People Who Seriously Practice the Jedi Religion | WWRN

WORLDWIDE RELIGIOUS NEWS | on Wed, Jan 3, 6:01 PM

Spirituality has always been a prominent part of the Star Wars universe, from Han Solo dismissing the force as a “hokey religion” in 1977, to more explicitly organized versions of the Jedi Order in 2016’s Rogue One and the most recent The Last Jedi. That fictional worldview, however hokey, has spilled over into the real world. The 2001 Australian census famously found that more than 70,000 Aussies identified, religiously, as Jedi Knights (that same year, Canada recorded 20,000 of its own Jedi...

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