Tag Archives: Religion

The Reason for the Zombie Apocalypse

I know the reason for our obsession with the apocalypse. It has nothing to do with the millennium, or the supposed end of the Mayan calendar, or certain Christian groups’ obsession with the Book of Revelation and the “Left Behind” … Continue reading

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Religion is a Game

Religion is a game.  I do not mean this in any kind of a reductionist or derogatory sense (e.g., “Catholicism is just a game—play by the rules (the Ten Commandments, the sacraments) and you win.”)  I mean it in a … Continue reading

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God-as-Nothing

“When you are art gone forth wholly from the creature [human], and have become nothing to all that is nature and creature, then you are in that eternal one, which is God himself, and then you will perceive and feel … Continue reading

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“Behold the One in all things; it’s the two that throws you off.” –An Islamic Mystic

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Perennialist Catholic or Catholic Perennialist?

I have gone back-and-forth, back-and-forth, back-and-forth about whether to use the term ‘Perennialist’ as a noun or as an adjective. For example, am I a “Catholic Perennialist” or a “Perennialist Catholic”? Or “Perennialist-Catholic,” the double-noun, which still presents the problem … Continue reading

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You

“You” is a story you and others tell yourself.

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Perennialism and Religious Institutions

If more religious institutions embraced (or at least acknowledged) perennialism, it would tremendously lesson the impression and/or reality of dogmatism, and membership would increase. Why should we care about membership? I can immediately think of a three reasons: 1. So … Continue reading

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Some Mystical Songs

Almost Like Being In Love King Cole Trio Resurrection Remy Zero My Sweet Lord George Harrison All At Sea Jamie Cullum King Without A Crown Matisyahu Upside Down Jack Johnson Connected Katharine McPhee Higher Love Steve Winwood Show Me John … Continue reading

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G.K. Chesterton’s Aversion to Perennialism

In so many of the religious dialogues I have with people, whether they be classes, sermons, discussions, or blogposts, there always seem to be one or two who disagree with me (which is welcome, of course) and they almost always … Continue reading

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Muslims? Jews? Christians?

What’s all the fuss about? Muslims? Jews? Christians? We’re all just Zoroastrians anyway; let’s get over ourselves & accept it.

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