Posts Categorized: fundamentalism

OUR INVISIBLE FRIEND IN THE SKY

Posted by & filed under friend in the sky, fundamentalism, God or Santa Claus., invisible friend in the sky, literalism, Meister Eckhart, Wisdom Teaching.

TweetShare Mythology and Scripture are not literal history and aren’t meant to be read literally. They’re symbolic/allegorical works, filled with a culture’s version of the Wisdom Teaching about how to raise one’s inner level of Being from the material level to a divine level. God is the highest level of creation, but that doesn’t mean…
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ABORTION, RELIGION, & POLITICS

Posted by & filed under Abortion, Abortion in the Bible, Christian Right, Christianity, fundamentalism, literalism, Progressive Christianity, Religion and Politics, What does the Bible mean, What does the Bible say.

TweetShare Christianity has been hijacked by right-wing zealots who have demeaned the teachings of Jesus. When they quote the bible, they take phrases out of context and interpret them with an extreme brand of literalism that distorts or ignores their vast possibilities of meaning. Even worse, they practice a selective literalism – taking literally those…
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RECONCILING SCIENCE AND RELIGION (Part 2)

Posted by & filed under consciousness, Douglas Sloan, fundamentalism, Govinda, Logical Positivism, matter spirit, meaning of life, meaninglessness, mind and body, New Age, Peace, Science and Religion, Transcendance, Zen.

(Please Read Part 1 first! You’ll find it just below) Tweet Share In reaction to the emptiness that often seems to pervade modern life, there have been several unsuccessful attempts to reconnect us with the spiritual tradition. Let’s look at three of these first, and see why they do not work, before moving on to…
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Why Can’t You Kids Just Get Along?

Posted by & filed under Andrew Cohen, Biocentrism, consciousness, Dalai Lama, Edgar Mitchell, fundamentalism, John Shelby Spong, Ken Wilber, Noetic Science, religion and science, Robert Lanza, Science and Religion.

by Wes Hopper One of the urban legends that’s very popular these days is the one about the endless battle between Science and Religion. The two are completely incompatible, we’re told, and the true believers are locked into a fight to the death over who’s right. Well, that’s pretty dramatic, but not completely true. I’ve…
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