is a religion alon
American Muslims must clearly explain the relationship of their religious commitment to American democracy. For more on terrorism, see www.n-e-x-u-s.com/terrorism/.
The contemporary challenge of Buddhism is to show how the inner peace of mindfulness is not only compatible with our complex technoeconomy, but contributes to and is even nourished by it. Buddhism should not escape into a romanticized pastoral past.
Explains the relationship between spirituality and institutional religion as emphasizing experience and belief, respectively.
A brief but useful overview of the empirical studies of
religion's psychological e
Elkins provides a number of paths to spirituality that do not rely on the language and practices of established religions. I argue that his paths are useful but incomplete, since he does not explain how spirituality is compatible with today's fast-paced technological culture. Elkins replies.
Expresses hope for cosmic unity in Christian terms.
Explains mankind's religious aspirations in secular,
psychoanalytic terms. I argue that this approach has much to o
Explains how a dialectic between inner experience and a
sense of co
Explains that secular humanism can contribute to Christianity an emphasis on personal experience (soma) rather than abstract belief.
Articulates the logical structure of Lonergan's argument for the existence of God. Identifies
where his argument is based on the conscious experience of the subject,
specifically on the unconditional desire to know. As unconditioned, this
desire is an adumbration of