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On his deathbed the great psychologist and lover of the human race Erich Fromm turned to his friend Robert Fox and asked, "Why is it that the human race prefers...

People get so caught up in the content of their spiritual enthusiasms that they may give little thought to the emotions involved. Some adults tell me that they still follow the values taught in the church where they grew up simply because their...

Many today might think that religion and medicine are two very different endeavors, that the mere suggestion that religion is relevant to health and health care is something new and different. However, this is not true.  What is new and...

Ever since I was a little girl, I have been drawn to the living heart of every spiritual tradition I have encountered. Like a night wanderer who comes across a sanctuary in the woods, I peer through the stained-glass window, aching to enter and...

I often wonder what it would be like if Jesus were alive today. Imagine Jesus—who wasn’t a Christian, after all, but a Jew—entering a church today, going up to the pulpit, and giving a sermon. Can you imagine how challenging that would be for...

Children are inherently drawn to celebrations. They serve as a momentous break from routine and a vehicle for transcending the dull and mundane in exchange for a fleeting visit to a world of pageantry and festivity. While children may not absorb...

A resolute defender of the environment, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. details how nature provides the setting for lessons in various religions.

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