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Religion vs Spirituality

Spirituality With Religion: To Be Still And To Know

Amy Julia Becker | Posted 05.19.2012 | Religion
Amy Julia Becker

In the words of the Psalm, knowing God is the fence, the protective barrier, that allows us to be still.

The Importance Of Being Spiritual AND Religious

Bruce Reyes-Chow | Posted 11.05.2011 | Religion
Bruce Reyes-Chow

I get why people would create the dichotomy between spirituality and religiosity. But, as a Christian, it is by living with both the beauty and the brokenness of humanity that we discover who we are.

Religious vs. Spiritual: Semantics Or Neurotics?

Loren-Paul Caplin | Posted 11.01.2011 | Religion
Loren-Paul Caplin

When, over the years, I've causally discussed "religion" with devoutly religious people, they've seemed to seamlessly accept my use of the word "spiritual." And why not?

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.

Toward a Broader Understanding of Religion's Functions

Philip Goldberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Philip Goldberg

By expanding and deepening the way we frame the subject of religion, we can examine religious institutions and spiritual phenomena in a more productive way. Here's a model I find useful.