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THE SPIRITUALITY OF RELIGIONS’ FOUNDERS

Across the grand sweep of history, transformational events can occur as if in an instant. One sequence of such events worth contemplating has been referred to as an axial shift in humanity’s thinking about ultimate reality. What I have in … Continue reading

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WHEN SPIRITUALITY WENT GLOBAL

Many religious believers around the world are absolutely certain that nothing was worth remembering for very long about humankind’s spiritual journey until Abraham, Jesus, or Muhammad came along. My reading of history suggests otherwise. For decades, I have been contemplating … Continue reading

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THE ROAD TO SALVATION IS PAVED WITH GOOD QUESTIONS

Is it possible to distinguish on our own what is true from what is false in faith? If the founders of some of the world’s major religions are any indication, the answer to this question has to be a grateful … Continue reading

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“AXIAL AGE” SPIRITUALITY: ITS LEGACY AND ITS PROMISE

Across the grand sweep of history, transformational events can occur as if in an instant. One sequence of such events worth contemplating has been referred to as an axial shift in humanity’s thinking about ultimate reality. What I have in … Continue reading

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A GLOBAL SPIRITUAL AWAKENING

Many religious believers around the world are absolutely certain that nothing was worth remembering for very long about humankind’s spiritual journey until Abraham, Jesus, or Muhammad came along. My reading of history suggests otherwise. For decades, I have been contemplating … Continue reading

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THE ROAD TO SALVATION IS PAVED WITH GOOD QUESTIONS

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HOW NOT TO GET LOST ON THE WAY TO HEAVEN

Where do people go to heal from the abuses that sick churches inflict upon them to save their souls? More than a few go to seminary. Many of own my students, at least, have told me very disturbing things about … Continue reading

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THE SPIRITUALITY OF RELIGIONS’ FOUNDERS

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WHEN SPIRITUALITY WENT GLOBAL

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PERSONAL FAITH AND RELIGIOUS FAITH: THE DIFFERENCE

Once, and only once, my father shared with me what he thought faith is. “It’s believing,” he said, “that there is a Supreme Being.” I never could draw him out further. Perhaps that was for the best. The little that … Continue reading

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