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Why do people get offended when I tell them I'm not religious?

I can only speak to Christians living in the US, because that is what I am familiar with. I was raised Southern Baptist by a practicing father and left the faith at 12 years old. 477 more words


Keep the Faith

Recently, a friend mentioned she is “spiritual, but not religious.” This prompted a discussion in our group as to whether or not there is even a difference. 363 more words

Faith & Spirituality

God, Shockingly Small

“I must go out into nature,” said Aaser, “If I am to find my God. He doesn’t submit to be shut up in a low, narrow church built by men.” 161 more words


Holistic Theology

The Atlantic recently interviewed two female clergy, and in reading the article, I was struck by how both of them, albeit from different mainline traditions, had to manipulate their theologies to fit their lives as women, mothers, and clergy in the modern age.  176 more words

Teresa Chupp

A note from Meisaan: Sign up for the self-care retreat by August 5

Dear Friends,

Just a reminder that the date to sign up for the self-care retreat for the Spiritual But Not Religious is August 5. After that, if you’d like to come, please contact me for availability. 58 more words


New Publication: Returning to the Death of God Theologians

The editors at Young Adult Catholics have published a three-part essay of mine on encountering the Death of God theologians. Is the transcendent real? Have we forgotten it? 17 more words


A 10-step guide to being “spiritual but not religious”.

I will soon be writing about the brand new book from Thomas Moore, a modern-day translation of one of the New Testament gospels, The Book of Matthew… 554 more words