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VIVEKANANDA AND THE WORLD PARLIAMENT OF RELIGIONS

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VIVEKANANDA AND THE WORLD PARLIAMENT OF RELIGIONS

Several world religious leaders (including the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, Islam’s Caliph) refused to send representatives to the World Parliament of Religions at the 1889 Chicago World’s Fair – each claiming in turn that their religion could not sit with other religions because theirs alone contained Truth! But one…
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IS “SPIRITUAL BUT NOT RELIGIOUS” AN ANNOYING CLICHE?

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According to a recent Belief.netstory, roughly one-fifth of Americans describe themselves as “Spiritual but not Religious.” The story also says: A group of social scientists studied 346 people representing a wide range of religious backgrounds in an attempt to clarify what is implied when individuals describe themselves as “spiritual, but not religious.” Religiousness, they found,…
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