(RNS) In his new book, “Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion,” super-atheist Sam Harris describes how spirituality can and must be divorced from religion if the human mind is to reach its full potential.
Articles tagged “spirituality”
(RNS) Young adults born to pagan parents are a lot like their peers of all faiths: They do spirituality their own way and many don’t do it at all.
(RNS) A new experiential research study — conducted by a smartphone app — lets people monitor their spiritual state of mind.
(RNS) We need both: physical presence and online presence. That’s what will change the Christian enterprise.
This program looks at the shifts in attitude towards religion and spirituality and what this means for religious institutions.
(RNS) During one of the worst flu season in recent memory, some health care workers are refusing to take flu shots for religious reasons. By Janice Lloyd / USA Today.
(RNS) For 50 years, hundreds of thousands of seekers have come to the Esalen Institute, the incubator of East-meets-West spirituality, looking for news ways to bring together body and soul. Now, the spiritual mecca is facing a bitter dispute over its future, and like the countless pilgrims who have come here, Esalen now faces its own midlife crisis. By Don Lattin.
The Anglican fight over gay clergy is usually framed as a left and right conflict, part of the larger saga of political division. But this narrative obscures a more significant tension in Western societies: the increasing gap between spirituality and religion, and the failure of traditional religious institutions to learn from the divide. By Diana Butler Bass.