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Ferrer's "The Plurality of Religions and the Spirit of Pluralism"

Yesterday, searching on Google under the phrase, "enactive, participatory spirituality," I came across this relatively recent (2009) essay…

Started by Balder

25 Feb 16, 2015
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Religion and Fiction

"Your religion is based on fiction!!" "Yeah, and...?" I came across the following article today and thought it would be interesting to disc…

Started by Balder

0 Jan 14, 2015

RELIGIOUS BUBBLES: Generative (en)closures vs. "Traditions"

Generative (en)closures are like assholes -- everybody's got one.   These "magic bubbles" are ubiquitous and universal.  Cells, selves &am…

Started by Layman Pascal

13 Oct 1, 2014
Reply by Balder

The Postmodern God

Here are the notes from the Christmas Wiki's entry on Postmodern Religion as a follow up to the thread on Modern Religion.  It a little mor…

Started by Layman Pascal

1 Sep 6, 2014
Reply by Layman Pascal

The Modern God

Hi.  This is Layman Pascal.  I was just tinkering with my Christmas Wiki entry on the Modern God and realized that it might be interesting…

Started by Layman Pascal

13 Sep 4, 2014
Reply by Balder

A First Swipe at Pseudo-Ferrer

Hi.  I'm the Layman Pascal.   And, look, I'm no expert on Ferrer (pictured below from his early TV work).  However a few of his points agi…

Started by Layman Pascal

8 Aug 15, 2014
Reply by Edward theurj Berge

A Comprehensive Definition of Religion

What is the essence of Religion?  What are the elements of its fully realized form? How does this appear at each major phase of historical…

Started by Layman Pascal

100 Jun 26, 2014
Reply by Layman Pascal

The Conveyor Belt

This morning, doing research on another topic, I came across the following interesting-looking essay -- a critique of the conveyor belt met…

Started by Balder

14 Dec 17, 2013
Reply by Edward theurj Berge

Mysticism, Spirituality & Religion -- defined.

I am in a define-y mood -- which is lucky because much clarity still remains to be achieved in contemporary trans-rational spiritual studie…

Started by Layman Pascal

4 Jun 4, 2013
Reply by Layman Pascal

Dispirited: How Contemporary Spirituality Makes Us Stupid, Selfish, and Unhappy

C4Chaos shared the following link recently, which I thought would be relevant to members of this group.  How Contemporary Spirituality Mak…

Started by Balder

4 Jun 2, 2012
Reply by Edward theurj Berge

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What paths lie ahead for religion and spirituality in the 21st Century? How might the insights of modernity and post-modernity impact and inform humanity's ancient wisdom traditions? How are we to enact, together, new spiritual visions – independently, or within our respective traditions – that can respond adequately to the challenges of our times?

This group is for anyone interested in exploring these questions and tracing out the horizons of an integral post-metaphysical spirituality.

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