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God and Morality: Never the Twain Shall Meet

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.14.2014 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

The survey is deeply depressing because the idea that faith in god is essential to morality is one of humanity's most dangerous and destructive myths.

Beltane 2013: The Great Poetry Of Flesh

Teo Bishop | Posted 06.30.2013 | Religion
Teo Bishop

We are a body full of color and fragrance. We are a cycle of life unto ourselves, and we have good cause to celebrate our body -- our flesh -- for we have no knowledge of what is to come beyond this moment, this life, this body.

Does Experience Shape Our Understanding Of God?

KidSpirit | Posted 06.21.2013 | Religion
KidSpirit

Some people do not believe in God at all, while others believe in many gods. Others believe that God infinitely shapes their lives and their afterlives. Others look to themselves to be shaped. There are a variety of different religions, and as many as 22 major religions in the world today.

The 33 Million Gods Of Hinduism

Gadadhara Pandit Dasa | Posted 10.06.2012 | Religion
Gadadhara Pandit Dasa

Why Hindus worship so many gods and goddesses is a real mystery for most people. In the West the concept of polytheism is nothing more than fantasy or mythology worthy of comic book material.

Polytheism And Monotheism: A Hindu Perspective

Ramdas Lamb | Posted 05.31.2011 | Religion
Ramdas Lamb

In Hinduism, polytheism and monotheism coexist in a relationship much like the parts of a wheel. The many deities are like the spokes, emanating from the hub and each playing an important role.

Trick-or-Treat? Halloween and Druids are Holy and Tax-Exempt

Blake Bromley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Blake Bromley

On some not-too-distant Halloween, or Samhain to your Druid friends, Canadians might be tempted to claim a charitable donation tax credit for the cost of those Twizzlers and Twix.

Forbidden Rituals At The Hajj

Betwa Sharma | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Betwa Sharma

Since Shiites have no restriction on single women going for the Hajj, A Hajj first timer, Saju, is less than pleased to know that Saudi Arabia requires all women pilgrims below the age of 45 to be accompanied by a male relative.

The God Series, Part III -- Belief & False Beliefs

Larry Beinhart | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Larry Beinhart

When we hear or use the words "belief" and "believe," we tend to jump to the top of the chain of complexity. However, belief, as a psychological mechanism, is much simpler.

The God Series, Part II: Looking at God

Larry Beinhart | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Larry Beinhart

If we start with belief in a meaningful, beneficent, all powerful God, this is the root question: Why won't God make himself clear?