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IS HUMAN REASON THE PINNACLE OF CREATION?

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IS HUMAN REASON THE PINNACLE OF CREATION?

One of the things that interests me in Huston Smith’s book “The World’s Religions” is this comment on the question of the God-Man nature of Jesus: “We may begin with the doctrine of the Incarnation, which took several centuries to fix into place. Holding as it does that in Christ God assumed a human body,…
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THE REAL NATURE OF EVIL IS THE DENIAL OF ONE’S OWN SACREDNESS

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THE REAL NATURE OF EVIL IS THE DENIAL OF ONE’S OWN SACREDNESS

A couple of weeks ago I posted my belief that: “The reason there is evil in the world, is that we have forgotten who and what we really are.” Last night I read this statement in a book, “The American Soul”, by Jacob Needleman: “The real nature of evil is the denial, not only of…
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THE QUINTESSENTIAL HUMAN QUALITY

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The wonderful myths and legends of ancient Greece, as well as all the beautiful stories of Judaism, Christianity and Islam, have the common aim of showing us, through symbols and allegories, a practical method for reaching enlightenment. But this information has been lost and forgotten, even though it has been right before our eyes the…
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