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Quote of the Month: February 2015

Quote of the Month: February 2015

“Nothing in all creation is so like God as stillness.” ― Meister Eckhart Most of the time we are in constant motion. We grew up with our senses continually...

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Dalai Lama Comments on Succession

Dalai Lama Comments on Succession

The Dalai Lama has said yet again that he may be the last person to hold the title, adding that he’d rather there be no Dalai Lama than for someone “stupid”...

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God Is in the Dendrites

God Is in the Dendrites

From Slate: Looking back, it was the intellectual high point of my summer: Ten science and religion reporters sitting inside the divinity building at Cambridge...

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Neurotheology: This Is Your Brain On Religion

Neurotheology: This Is Your Brain On Religion

For thousands of years, religion has posed some unanswerable questions: Who are we?  What’s the meaning of life? What does it mean to be religious? In an...

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The Golden Bough.  Fulltext!

The Golden Bough. Fulltext!

The Golden Bough describes our ancestors’ primitive methods of worship, sex practices, strange rituals and festivals. Disproving the popular thought that primitive...

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Remembering Alan Watts

Remembering Alan Watts

Alan Wilson Watts (6 January 1915 – 16 November 1973) was a British philosopher, writer, and speaker, best known as an interpreter and populariser of Eastern philosophy...

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Beyond Belief: An Interview with Elaine Pagels

Beyond Belief: An Interview with Elaine Pagels

From NOW with Bill Moyers: PAGELS:Thank you. MOYERS: The subtitle. BEYOND BELIEF: THE SECRET GOSPEL OF THOMAS. What is the secret Gospel of Thomas? PAGELS: The Gospel...

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God in the 21st Century

God in the 21st Century

Bishop John Shelby Spong presented two public lectures as the 2005 – 2006 Kritikos Professor in the Humanities. On May 24th he spoke on “Who is the...

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