This is essentially a re-posting of something posted by Neil Godfrey on his Vridar blog in March of 2015 -- as a followup to an earlier posting titled, "The Difference Between Story and History in the Bible." The specific title of later posting was, "Mythicism Making Christianity More Meaningful." Both are worth reading, in my … Continue reading Could Mythicism Make Christianity More Meaningful?
I've begun to dabble in podcasting via Anchor.fm , which actually is a smartphone app. The link to my posts is https://anchor.fm/s/b7320c It will be awhile before I totally figure it out and get up and running. Right now, I'm just playing around with it.
This article from The Conversation, How the Social Gospel Movement Explains the Roots of Today's Religious Left, by Christopher H. Evans, History of Christianity professor at Boston University School of Theology, reminded me that when I came of religious age in catholic high school in the 1960s the Roman Catholic tent held significantly more on … Continue reading There Once Was a Catholic Left
Deepak Chopra's recent book, You Are the Universe: Discovering Your Cosmic Self and Why It Matters, written with physicist Menas C. Kafatos PhD, is an attempt to bridge spirituality and science. Chopra posits "a single reality that doesn't need two universes: one for science and one for everyday life." Now, Chopra, in writing two recent … Continue reading Deepak Chopra Attempts to Bridge Science-Religion Gap