Category Archives: Anger

BRINGING DOWN THE ANGER IN CONFLICTS OVER FAITH

People who disagree on matters of religious belief and action are finding it harder and harder not to get angrier and angrier with each other. Is this just a sign of the times? Disagreements are turning into verbal warfare and … Continue reading

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CAN THERE BE ANYTHING SPIRITUAL ABOUT ANGER?

Many spiritually-minded people struggle with the idea that anger is unspiritual. Believing that it is can lead to guilt feelings about having any angry feelings at all. My own thinking about anger has been influenced most by the rendering of … Continue reading

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RAGE, RIOTS, AND RELIGION

Social scientists are pretty much agreed that what turns anger into rage is a sense of being disrespected, victimized, and powerless. And what turns rage into rioting is vulnerability to manipulation by people who use others’ hopelessness and sense of … Continue reading

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THE SPIRITUALITY OF ANGER

Many spiritually-minded people struggle with the idea that anger is unspiritual. Believing that it is can lead to guilt feelings about having any angry feelings at all. My own thinking about anger has been influenced most by the rendering of … Continue reading

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CAN GOD BE RIGHTEOUS WITHOUT BEING WRATHFUL?

Psychology tells us that children do what others expect of them largely from fear of what will happen if they don’t. Religion adds that if humans’ displeasure is not enough, an angry God’s just might be. As children grow up, … Continue reading

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IS SATAN’S RAGE, AND OURS, ENDURABLE?

There is a very large difference between getting angry and being enraged. Being blind to the difference is damaging to the soul. Anger is a normal reaction to feeling deprived of something important to surviving and thriving. Rage is a … Continue reading

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BRINGING DOWN THE ANGER IN CONFLICTS OVER FAITH

People who disagree on matters of religious belief and action are finding it harder and harder not to get angrier and angrier with each other. Is this just a sign of the times? Disagreements are turning into verbal warfare and … Continue reading

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CAN THERE BE ANYTHING SPIRITUAL ABOUT ANGER?

Many spiritually-minded people struggle with the idea that anger is unspiritual. Believing that it is can lead to guilt feelings about having any angry feelings at all. My own thinking about anger has been influenced most by the rendering of … Continue reading

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