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Religious, Not Just Spiritual

Laura Weinberg | Posted 12.12.2011 | Religion
Laura Weinberg

Spirituality can lead to a relationship with God, but religiosity demands the fulfillment of obligations to God.

'Noun Faith' Produces Consumers, But 'Verb Faith' Produces Citizens

Rev. Chuck Freeman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Chuck Freeman

The word translated as "faith" in the New Testament simply means "trust." Do we trust in unprovable speculation about metaphysical realities by those who know better, or do we trust in a grounded, earthly, integrated faith?

Finding God After Leaving Religion

Steve McSwain | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Steve McSwain

Thirty-four million Americans have given up on organized religion, according to the most recent American Religious Identification Survey. Yet for many of these dropouts, spirituality is still a vital part of their lives.

The Need for a New Kind of Religious Fundamentalism

Ian Gurvitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Ian Gurvitz

When people begin to understand religious language, art, and symbols as metaphor, and God as an experience, we can begin to put much of the nonsense that fobs itself as religion behind us.