Thursday, June 3, 2010

Being "Spiritual" versus "Religious"

Marlise Karlin (founder of The Simplicity of Stillness) Huffington Post

I recently read an article by James Martin, a nationally known Jesuit priest, who spoke to the popular phrase "I'm spiritual, just not religious" and explained that this kind of thinking could mean that being religious is about "...abiding by arcane rules and hidebound dogmas." He suggested that people who say they're spiritual, not religious, might not want to be accountable to a community because "...there's no one to suggest when you might be off track." Does he have a point? More>>

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