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Spiritual Not Religious

Cardinal Dolan: "Believing Without Belonging" Challenges Catholicism

Reuters | Tom Heneghan | Posted 05.01.2013 | Religion

VATICAN CITY, March 1 (Reuters) - Roman Catholicism faces a serious challenge from the rising number of people who believe in God but no longer see ...

Attack Of The Spiritual But Not Religious

Kate Blanchard | Posted 12.05.2012 | Religion
Kate Blanchard

Alan Miller hopes for a humanist culture full of "inspiring alternatives" that "inspire and engage," and in which people's ethics and behaviors are built on, as he puts it, "something beyond themselves." It seems to me that this will require making room for SBNRs.

Spiritual But Not Religious: The Worst of All Worlds

Alan Miller | Posted 12.02.2012 | Religion
Alan Miller

Selecting a superficial mixture of "nice-feeling" items from Yoga to a slice of Zen and a moment of Tao is hardly progressive as far as options for humanity is concerned. They have jettisoned the hard work, diligence and observation of organized religion for a me-me-me what-ever kind of lifestyle

A New Way Of Being Religious

Philip Goldberg | Posted 08.26.2012 | Religion
Philip Goldberg

It has been rising up in the hearts and minds of individual seekers ever since the days of Ralph Waldo Emerson, and it's been spreading like kudzu through the soul of America.

There Are No Irreligious People

Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie | Posted 06.18.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie

Religion is that part of our being that gives expression to the human craving for transcendence. In our often ugly world, religion does not tell us what is but what should be.

Spiritual And Religious: Growing Past The Artificial Divisions

Rabbi Alan Lurie | Posted 04.17.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Alan Lurie

Religion, in its essence, is simply the institution that has been established by human beings to collect spiritual teachings and practices in order to strengthen our connection to Spirit.

For Many, A Life Of Losing Religion

Posted 01.05.2012 | Religion

By Cathy Lynn Grossman USA Today When Ben Helton signed up for an online dating service, under "religion" he called himself "spiritually apathetic...

A Meaningful Alternative To 'Spiritual Not Religious'?

Carl McColman | Posted 01.31.2012 | Religion
Carl McColman

This isn't always an easy position to hold. If religious leaders are unhappy about how many people identify as SBNR, perhaps a new category of religious/spiritual experience is necessary.

How To Look For Genuine Spirituality When Your Religion Can't Give It To You

Michelle Roya Rad | Posted 12.11.2011 | Religion
Michelle Roya Rad

Why is it that sometimes I feel like my religion is giving me junk food for the soul? Why does my religion confuse me about God and encourage me to deny my truth about how I really feel?

Spiritual But Not Religious? Please Stop Boring Me.

Lillian Daniel | Posted 11.13.2011 | Religion
Lillian Daniel

Being privately spiritual but not religious just doesn't interest me. There is nothing challenging about having deep thoughts all by oneself.