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Yesterday, I posted initial thoughts about the book Cascadia, the Elusive Utopia: Exploring the Spirit of the Pacific Northwest. In the first post I gave an overview of the text, and here I approach the question of where Cascadia is, and whether or not there is a nature-based spirituality in this region. 1,060 more words
This article, by Rabbi David Wolpe, presents a powerful set of counter-arguments to those who might identify as SBNR (Spiritual But Not Religious). Very thought provoking – but it lacks sympathy for the many who have been deeply hurt by (early) religious experience and constitute the walking wounded – and those who cannot submit to ‘the disease of exclusivity’. 27 more words
Nones are a name for people who answer “none” when asked with what religious group they most identify or to which they belong. Nones are a growing segment of the US religious landscape but there are some misconceptions about how they practice and what might count as “spirituality” or “religion.” Here are three challenges to typical misconceptions about Nones: 1,283 more words
By Francis Cardinal George, O.M.I.
It’s somewhat fashionable these days to describe oneself as “spiritual but not religious.” This is supposed to mean that one is open to an experience beyond the commercial or the political but not tied to “institutional” religion. 726 more words