Posts Categorized: Peace

WE HAVE INHERITED A LARGE HOUSE

Posted by & filed under justice, Martin Luther King, Peace, religious diversity, religious tolerance.

Tweet Share To conclude this month of Guest Posts, Book Excerpts and Videos on the issues of Religious Tolerance, Justice and Peace, I cannot think of a better finale than this statement by Martin Luther King, Jr.   “We have inherited a large house, a great world house, in which we have to live together…
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VETERAN’S DAY 11-11-11

Posted by & filed under American University Speech, Can Different Faiths Get Along, Kennedy, Pax Americana, Peace, Veteran's Day.

TweetShare Today, 11-11-11, as we remember with gratitude the sacrifices of our soldiers and their families, and we hope for a future of peace, security, and happiness, I think it is worth recalling these beautiful words of John F. Kennedy, in his commencement address at American University in 1963: “What kind of peace do we…
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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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RECONCILING SCIENCE AND RELIGION (Part 1)

Posted by & filed under consciousness, matter and spirit, meaning of life, meaninglessness, mind and body, Peace, Science and Religion.

Tweet Share According to historical tradition, western civilization began in ancient Greece when radical thinkers began to look for rational explanations of what they observed, rather than relying on invisible gods or demons. A line was thus drawn between two realms of life: the realm of matter and the realm of spirit.  The resulting rift…
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ISLAM: A RELIGION OF PEACE?

Posted by & filed under Al-Quaeda, Islam, Judaism Christianity Islam, Muhammad, Peace, People of the Book, Qur'an, Saleem Ahmed.

by Saleem Ahmed (Today’s PRIZE GIVEAWAY is a Copy of Saleem’s Book. Leave a COMMENT to enter. See details below) Tweet Share  Andrew Cort’s Mini-Review:    “Who among us belongs to a wrong religion?” asked Saleem Ahmed at the beginning of a speech in Hawaii in 2006. No hands went up. “Interesting!” he went on. “We may have followers…
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PLANETARY HEALING: SPIRIT MEDICINE FOR GLOBAL TRANSFORMATION

Posted by & filed under altered states, BP, Joan Borysenko, Mark Hallert, Nicki Scully, Peace, Planetary Healing, psychedelic, sacraments, Shamanic Journeys, Shamanic State of Consciousness, Shamanism.

by Nicki Scully and Mark Hallert (Today’s PRIZE GIVEAWAY is a Copy of Planetary Healing. Leave a COMMENT to enter. See details below) Tweet Share   Andrew Cort’s Mini-Review: In Planetary Healing, Nicki Scully and Mark Hallert show us how to get beyond the feeling of being overwhelmed and helpless in the face of so many massive…
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BELOVED SPIRIT: PATHWAYS TO LOVE, GRACE AND MERCY

Posted by & filed under Alexandra Villard de Borchgrave, Beloved Spirit, pathways to love grace and mercy, Peace, Poetry, September 11.

by Alexandra Villard de Borchgrave (Today’s PRIZE GIVEAWAY is a copy of Beloved Spirit. Simply leave a COMMENT to enter. See details below)  Tweet Share Andrew Cort’s Mini-Review: “On the night of September 11, 2001,” writes Alexandra Villard de Borchgrave, “as anguish hung in the air like a veil of tears, I began to pray for a…
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TIME OF THE QUICKENING: Prophecies for the Coming Utopian Age

Posted by & filed under Apocalypse, Armageddon, Kosmon, Oahspe Bible, Pablo Neruda, Peace, Prophecy, Susan B. Martinez, Tables of Destiny, Time of the Quickening, Utopia.

by Susan B. Martinez, Ph. D (Today’s PRIZE GIVEAWAY is a Paperback of Susan’s Book. Leave a COMMENT to enter. See details below) Tweet Share Andrew Cort’s Mini-Review:  This is a book about the Art of Prophecy. Most prophecy is rather morbid and full of dire warnings about a coming catastrophe or apocalypse. But Susan Martinez has a…
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Let the Festivities Begin!

Posted by & filed under Alexandra Villard de Borchgrave, Alice O. Howell, Carol Parrish, Cheryl Richardson, Louise Hay, Peace, Saleem Ahmed, September 11, Sermon on the Mount, Shalom, Thomas Berry, Unity.

Tweet Share                                            Welcome! Today we begin our Celebration of Spiritual and Religious Unity, Wisdom and Friendship! I’ve picked September as the time for this ‘Celebration’ as a way to commemorate the Tenth Anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy, by taking one small step to promote Peace, Brotherhood and Sisterhood among people of different faiths…
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A Peace Tour Through the Religious Community

Posted by & filed under Andrew Bowen, Martin Luther King, No longer a Christian Nation, Peace, Project Conversion, Triune.

by Andrew Bowen  In June of 2006, then Senator Barak Obama gave a speech entitled “Call to Renewal” in which he points out that, “[W]e are no longer a Christian nation, at least not just. We are also a Jewish nation, a Muslim nation, and a Buddhist nation, and a Hindu nation, and a nation…
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